Are your characters looking forward to the next step? Or does your story still need seventeen more drafts? A beta read for novels or a group reading for plays is a great option to hear what’s working and what’s not working. Download these handy-dandy sheets to get you prepared for a critique.
An evaluation letter is a good early step to see where you are at this point and what things to work on. This can be helpful if a developmental edit isn’t in your budget and if you want to also book a line edit.
You’ll need a proofread after any revisions and edits. A proofread is your final clean-up before uploading to publish.
Are you ready to book your edit?