i have the feeling i’m going to be outsourcing a lot of tasks. while this means more fundraising to pay folks, it also means i get to concentrate on the parts of the project i am most excited about such as publicity and working on the actual manuscript.
here are the jobs i am trying to outsource:
— website creation
— cover and book design
these are things i do not know how to do and rather than spending hours upon hours, and days upon days (weeks upon weeks?) learning how to do these things, i’d rather find professionals who will make the process move more smoothly and who will be able to produce better quality work than i would be able to.
this list, of course, does not include finding an editor. here is what i am looking for in an editor:
— someone with an eye/ear/heart for poetry and word music
— someone with a stronger narrative sense than i have
— someone willing to work *with* me (regarding both my financial situation and my writing style)
— someone versed in judaism and yiddish/hebrew terms
i’m still looking.