When is the Right Time for Me to Hire a Professional Editor? + Novel-Writing Timeline

It seems as if this is one of the most unasked questions amongst aspiring authors. They either start looking for an editor much too soon, or they look for them much too late, and miss personal deadlines as a result.

10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing An Editor for Your Book

Developing a connection with my authors helps me ensure that they will trust me to help them make their book the best it can be, and I think every author should feel the same way about their editor. So how can you make that happen?