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Tag Archives: editing class
When and Why to Hire an Editor, And What They Should (and Shouldn’t) Do
The question of hiring an editor often comes up in my classes, and since editor for hire is one of the hats I wear, I wanted to provide some overview. There are different kinds of edits. I’m focusing on two: the developmental edit versus the copy edit. You might also hire someone to proofread, where they are simply looking for mistakes and errors, rather than making any editorial suggestions.
Up to One’s Hips: Thoughts on Wading Through the Slushpile
I just finished the first pass on the slushpile for If This Goes On. The anthology is intended to be half solicited manuscripts; half from the open call, and I’m happy to say that I don’t think it’s going to … Continue reading
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Thoughts on the Cons and Pros of Cons and Pros (pre Norwescon)
Conventions — are they worth it? A little legwork can help make your experience more productive, and sometimes more fun. Continue reading
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First Editing Class: Notes and Observations
The Editing class is split into three sections. In this first session, we focused on developmental, or “big picture,” editing. Here’s some notes on the process of editing. Continue reading
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