So, you have been working hard on your story and have it finished and have done several re-writes on it. When is it time for a different set of eyes to look at your manuscript. Rachelle Gardner answers this question on her website.
Here are some questions I’ve received from readers lately, and my brief answers.
I’m stuck on my second draft. When is it a good idea to bring in an outside editor?
You should bring in an editor when you can’t go any further on your own. Try a critique partner first—it will save you money and help you get your manuscript to the point where the cost of an editor will be worth it.