Category Archives: editing

Some Awesome Editing Going On

Wow! I’ve just been reading a bunch of interviews with editors, and I am beyond impressed. I thought I was a great editor, but these people are fantastic, at least from what they say. What most impresses me is that they read … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Michael Thomas Ford

The following was written by my friend Michael Thomas Ford, a prolific, innovative, and very good writer who is hilariously funny much of the time. Reprinted with his permission, of course. I have written some very bad sentences. I’ve overloaded … Continue reading

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Editor! Editor!

“…a pair of wrinkled ears protruded from each side…”– Lot 249 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Wow! The guy had 4, count’em, FOUR ears! Where was the freakin’ editor?

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FAQs for Editing and Ghostwriting Q. How much do you charge?  A. There are no fixed industry standards for writing and editing services; prices are all over the map. The Editorial Freelancers Association provides a pretty good list of guidelines. I charge … Continue reading

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Every Writer Deserves an Editor

Every writer deserves an editor. I first heard this sentence when I was working as an editor of a women’s magazine, and the moment came for me to edit a column by a writer whose work I had long admired. … Continue reading

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