Do Not Neglect Editing
Editing is important — it really does matter a lot.
When I completed the first novel of my fantasy series, Seeker, it was exciting. I sent out queries to get an agent — and even managed to land one. Unfortunately, fantasy was not his forte, and he got nowhere trying to sell it. So I let him go.
A mutual friend, who was also kind of a friend of mine, offered to edit Seeker for me. It wouldn’t just…