Tag: copyediting

Is it better to hire an editor who lives locally?

Remember, there are thousands of trained editors out there

Over the years I’ve had a fair number of potential clients preferring to hire an editor who lives locally. Don’t worry, it’s not just me, it happens. This week I’ll look at why this isn’t necessarily a good idea. And why in some cases…

Copy Editors Matter To Business

copy editors matter to business

A year after my original post, my Copy Editors Matter ‘handout’ has been shared around the editing community on social media. It’s a lovely thing to see. You put your heart and soul into something and people just ‘get it’. The image has been…

Editorial Tips for Authors – Scheduling Work

I hate having to turn down editorial work for projects that really interest me. I’m lucky in that I only tend to work on projects I think will be interesting, but sometimes something comes along that makes me bite my knuckles and wail ‘NooOOooOOOoo!’…