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Five Ways to Self Edit Your Book

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So, you’ve written your novel and now have a first draft in your hands. Ready to send it off to literary agents or publishers? Well, not so fast! Sure, you will no doubt be super excited about completing this project, but before you can send it off to other people, you need to make sure that it has been thoroughly edited. Ok, so editing isn’t an author’s favorite job, but you really do need to make sure that you give your book a good going over before you start submitting it. Otherwise, potential publishers and literary agents might read it and pick up on a wide variety of mistakes - that’s not going to show you off in a good light! It’s important that you understand how to self-edit your book and these following tips can help you do just that. Leave It For A Month Or So It’s no

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