Editing 101: Tips and Strategies for Working with Writers
by Lydia Rogue Author
Editing is more than just crossing out words with a red pen. Helping an author shape their writing is a complex, collaborative task that can take many forms, from beta reading to proofreading. This handy guide provides an overview of the different types of editing, along with key principles that all editors should abide by. It also offers real-world advice for how editors can avoid common pitfalls, practice tactful communication, and maintain positive relationships with authors, even in the trickiest situations. Rogue covers the ins and outs of long-form fiction while also providing tips for working on nonfiction and shorter pieces. Whether you’re interested in a full-time editorial career or just wondering how best to give feedback on a friend’s short story, this zine will put you on the right track.
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