Choosing book categories when self-publishing

If you are self-publishing your book via Amazon’s CreateSpace, Lulu, IngramSpark or the like, you will probably be asked during the process of listing your book for sale what BISAC (Book Industry Standards and Communications) and/or BIC (Book Industry...

What to do with your proofreader’s PDF markup

Proofreading is usually done these days using a PDF file of the layout. Once the designer or author has laid out the book or article ready for publication, that’s when proofreading happens to make sure everything is in the right place and to catch any...

How to find expert proofreaders and editors

Did you know that there is a free searchable UK directory of professionally qualified proofreaders and editors, writers and more on the website of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP)? It’s the first place I direct enquiries to if I’m not...