Like writing, editing and revision are skills that take time to learn, and they develop only with practice.
Good editors are expensive, so the best time for a full manuscript review is when you’re pretty sure your book is ready for publication.
Switching POVs within the same scene should only be tackled by experienced fiction writers, and only when it reveals something important.
When editorial feedback entails rebuilding a manuscript, one writer struggles with not taking it too personally.
Is it best for unpublished authors to trust the editorial guidance of their agents and editors, especially when it comes to sensitive issues?