My sleep is erratic. My daytimes have slumps where I have to force myself to get up, stretch, move around and wake up as I get used to a new working routine.
Tiredness brings bad habits including arsing about on social media.
In a self-publishing Facebook group an author asked how to get a high quality editor for a low cost.
Every project, including publishing a book, has to abide by the Iron Triangle made up of three factors.
Every successful project delivers a result, in a period of time, for a cost. The dream is to deliver a project that is…
But it’s impossible. You only get to pick two.
You can have an edit that is…
- Good + Fast (But expensive)
- Fast + Cheap (But low quality)
- Good + Cheap (But will take a long time)
The third option needs a professional editor prepared to take on a book for low to no pay. Unless you’re the favourite grand daughter of a retired Big 5 editor it’s not going to happen.
Your editing options are