Loved this post ! A lot of creative people are not as marketing savvy and also feel beholden, (today’s ease with cyber-marketing has changed that a bit) I feel it is absolutely OK to fire anyone who is not right for you, a bit like… switching jobs!
When it comes to your editor, absolutely. This one is a no brainer as far as I am concern. Editors are expensive. I have seen authors let this part of their book slide. After all a writing group or beta readers can do the trick, right? We know this is wrong. You can’t get away without an editor to help you get your book in the best shape it can be in. But you can fire your editor if they don’t do your book justice. There are so many editors out there, good quality ones, so don’t feel bad in giving your editor the shaft.
Illustrators fall into the same category for the same reason. There are many illustrators who, like editors, rang in price and also range in talent. If you feel…
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