25 Getting Professional Help

Well, if you got this far, let me start by saying thanks.

I wrote this book to help authors lift their technique to a new level. Over the years of running BubbleCow, I’ve edited more than five hundred of books and worked with authors of all experience levels.

The biggest element I have taken from this experience is that writing is a journey.

A great example is the Show, Don’t Tell technique detailed in this book. This is simple to teach and also logical to grasp. However, learning to apply it to your work in a way that lifts your book to a new level is a lifetime’s quest.

The importance is not where you are on the journey but that you have taken your first step.

So where do you go from here?

Well, the first place is probably back to your current project. Return to your writing with fresh eyes and apply the techniques you’ve learned here. I’d suggest you start with the Camera Technique.

Once you have done this, you will probably look for a little more guidance, and that is when you should think about getting professional help.

I started BubbleCow in 2007 with the aim of providing the type of professional feedback that self-publishing authors needed to lift their books to the next level.

I wanted to provide the type of feedback that an agent or publisher would give a traditionally published author.

But I wanted to give more …

The way we edit at BubbleCow is to focus on not only pointing out what is wrong but showing ways to make it right.

We see ourselves as much as teachers as we do as editors.

Take a look at our website to see what we can do for your book: https://bubblecow.com/


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