Frequently Asked Questions

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Editorial Questions

1.)Where can I get writing help? 2.)What word processing program should I use? 3.)What goes on the title page? 4.)How is a title page different in a children's book? 5.)Where does the copyright page appear, and what's on it? 6.)Do I have to say in which country the book was printed? 7.)How do I get my work copyrighted? 8.)How do I find the copyright symbol on my computer? 9.)What is the acknowledgments page? 10.)Where should I go for critiquing help? 11.)What is my role as the editor in the self-publishing process; what are my responsibilities? 12.)How involved does the editor get? Will the editor change my voice? 13.)What level of editing do I need to purchase to ensure a completely error free manuscript? 14.)What if I, as the author do not like the recommendations of the editor? Do I have to accept them? 15.)After I am all finished looking over what the editor gave me, how can I be sure there aren't any errors? 16.)What's the difference between a reprint and a new edition? 17.)ISBN- If a second edition has the same title as the first, does it keep the same ISBN?

 

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