Its true that most writers have spelling, grammar and usage skills that are somewhere between “pretty decent” to “fantastic.” But even authors who have fantastic editing skills can make common but literally mind-numbing mistakes that are distracting to readers. And let’s face it, the realty is they don’t always catch each and everyone. Editorial services are an investment, simply, that are easy to recoop as more readers will enjoy your books, and they in turn will buy more of your books! But if your still not convinced that you need an editor, or what the real question is, its this: how many errors in this paragraph have you caught including this sentence?
Did you spot and correct more than 10? How many would your readers have spotted?