In school, chances are that you learned that an important part of the writing process is “proofreading.” Which meant checking over your final draft for spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors before you turned it in. Now that we’re all grown up… What the heck is the deal with this “copyediting” step? And is it different from proofreading? … Continue readingCopyediting vs Proofreading: Not the Same Thing
You’ve heard of about a zillion different types of editing, but you’ve got a limited budget, and you’re SO ready to get this book out into the world… How much editing do you really need to prepare your book for publication? … Continue readingHow many stages of editing does your book really need?
I make the majority of my living on proofreading and copyediting books for major publishers on a freelance basis. This leaves me with many #writereditorproblems. Case in point: I just finished proofreading a novel that I found utterly repugnant, and I need to relieve some pressure. … Continue reading#writereditorproblems