What does currently under review mean?
: being officially examined The policy is under review.
Why do literary agents take so long?
The simple answer to this question (and usually the correct answer) is that literary agents are busy. Most agents spend their days working for their active clients, because they make their money after securing deals for the authors they represent.
What happens when you get a publishing deal?
It is legally binding, and it ties both you and your publisher into a deal which means they will publish your book, and in return, you will meet their deadlines and stipulations and you will receive either a) royalties and an advance or b) just royalties, no advance.
How long does it take to proofread 10000 words?
As a rule of thumb: Projects with around 10,000 words should be done within five days.
What publishers are looking for?
Still, there are some basic elements every publisher considers when evaluating a potential project. Those elements are: content, market, competitive titles, and author platform.
How much does it cost to have someone edit your book?
Editor charges Of course, rates vary from one book editor to another. Some freelance book editors will work for $10 to $20 per hour, but you can expect experienced book editors to charge $25 or more per hour. Expect to pay more for editing technical writing or specialized subject matter, as well.