Grammar Tips and Tricks
Grammar Tips and Tricks. Although hiring an appropriate editor for your particular needs is crucial, following a few simple grammar tips and tricks will allow you to concisely share your thoughts with your intended audience. Part 1 of my 3-part series, Grammar Tips and Tricks, focuses on 3 common writing errors and how to avoid […]
Top 5 Editorial Style Guides and Manuals for Beginner Editors.
Top 5 Editorial Style Guides and Manuals for Beginner Editors. In a previous blog post, I had outlined 5 Easy Steps to Becoming an Editor. Step three underscored the importance of professional development, which included reading, what can be termed, the classics of editing. Looking through my bookshelves, it was with great difficulty that I […]
Your Journey to Becoming an Editor: 5 Easy Steps.
Your Journey to Becoming an Editor: 5 Easy Steps. You’ve made the decision to become an editor, but are not sure how to proceed. At times, the amount of information available can be overwhelming, with an infinite number of paths that can lead to this career. Truthfully, there is no set way to become an […]
What Types of Editing Services are Available?
What Types of Editing Services are Available? As a follow up to my previous blog post, What Does an Editor Do, today we will be looking further in-depth on what types of editing services are typically available. There are typically four editing stages typically available, including structural editing, structural editing, copy editing, and proofreading. At […]
What Does an Editor Do?
What Does an Editor Do? Although the editing stage is one of the most important prior to publishing, often, it may be a bit unclear what an editor actually does. You may remember movie scenes of the harried and coffee-wielding editor, sitting behind a computer screen, frantically marking up page after page with countless red […]