There’s a lot to learn as an aspiring author. But nothing is more important than understanding how to find a great editor.

A good editorial relationship can be the difference between loving your book journey and feeling overwhelmed, under-supported and just plain miserable.

I’m not exaggerating. I hear every day how influential and important our editors have been in our clients’ lives. A great editor clears obstacles, keeps you on track and makes your book way better.

And if you get an editor who feels like a friend, then things get that much more fun!


to write is human to edit is divine


Turns out there are just four little steps you need to take on your way to finding an editor you can rave about. I’m telling you all of them in this week’s video!


You’ll learn:

  • Which kind of editor you need right now
  • The qualifications you’ll want to look for
  • Where professional editors advertise
  • Which questions to ask during an interview


Wherever you are in your book journey, having a reliable, experienced editor by your side is the difference that makes the difference. Check out my four-step process for finding the editor you’ve been waiting for! 


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Kelly Notaras is the founder of kn literary arts and the author of THE BOOK YOU WERE BORN TO WRITE: Everything You Need to (Finally) Get Your Wisdom Onto the Page and Into the World, published by Hay House. An editor for 20 years, she’s worked at HarperCollins, Penguin, Hyperion and Sounds True. She speaks regularly at the Hay House Writer’s Workshops and offers consultation by appointment. Find out more about how she can help you with your book.