Second Trimester

For all posts relating to any stage of the second trimester, click on the subheadings below.

The Edits

You're not the only one with a vested interest in this baby. Your editor is going to help you make this book the best it can be before it's revealed to the world. From polishing a little on your own to the all-important edit letter, we take you through the sometimes painful but always positive edit process.

The Cover

It's time to find out what that baby look like! Getting your cover is one of the most emotional moments of your publishing journey. It's the first look you have at the book baby that's going to go out into the world with you name it. We'll share our experiences of seeing our covers for the first time.

The Blurbs

So you want to know what someone important thinks of your baby? It's an emotional roller-coaster for authors to find out what their compatriots have to say about their work.