Five Things All Writers Must Know About Editing

MichelleOn Writing, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

Editing is objective Unlike peer-critiquing and beta reading, an editor’s job is not to express her opinion about what “feels” right or what “seems” like the best solution to a particular problem. An editor’s job is to spot errors and fix them. It is her job to know the rules and know how to break them; to stay up-to-speed with … Read More

How I Became An Editor

MichelleJust for Fun, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

From about mid-November through the first week of January, a freelance editor in her first few years of business can expect a bit of a slowdown, one she should relish in, using the time to relax and reflect on the year. This year, the transition from feast to famine was hardest on my heart. It wasn’t a matter of finances; … Read More