What You Can Expect From a Book Editor: The Process

What You Can Expect From a Book Editor: The Process

You’ve completed your manuscript and found an editor. Now what? While you might have an idea of what kind of help you need from an editor, frankly, most editors don’t expect the author to know. Often, they’ll receive a manuscript from an author who is sure the writing...
Seven “Must Haves” for any Editor

Seven “Must Haves” for any Editor

The type of knowledge, skills, and practice editors need depends to some extent on the type of documents they edit and on the type of editing they perform. But here are seven “must haves” for any editor: Author–editor relationship: The connection between you and the...
How do you know a qualified editor when you see one?

How do you know a qualified editor when you see one?

There is a wide range of people who call themselves editors, and it’s tough to know who’s right for your project. There are no standards for editors, and there is certainly no single way for editors to become competent at what they do. Some people say they’ve always...