I’m about to say something controversial. Are you ready? Freelance book editors aren’t necessary to get published. I know, crazy right? And coming from a freelance book editor, no less. Here’s the thing: Editors can be helpful in getting a manuscript ready for publication. Think about it—at some point, all writers are new to this … Continue reading Writer’s Digest Blog: How Freelance Developmental Editors Fit into Today’s Publishing Landscape
Are you looking to hire a freelance developmental editor to work with you on your manuscript? Whether you intend to self-publish or pursue traditional publication, many writers seek out the assistance of freelance editors to polish their manuscripts. However, with so many titles flying around of different types of editors, it can be confusing to … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: What is a Freelance Developmental Book Editor?
Join Meg LaTorre and a group of the RevPit editors for NaNoWriMo writing tips and sprints. This special event is part of RevPit's NaNoWriMo-themed contest. However, all are welcome to participate in the writing sprints (not simply those taking part in the RevPit contest). This event will be broken into two parts: Writing/editing tips Writing … Continue reading iWriterly Video: NaNoWriMo Writing Tips & Sprints with the RevPit Editors: Part 1
Are you looking to hire a developmental editor to work with you on your manuscript? In this iWriterly episode, we will discuss when writers SHOULDN’T work with a freelance developmental editor. What is a Developmental Editor? For those who might have missed our previous videos in this book editing video series, developmental editors assist … Continue reading iWriterly Video: When Writers SHOULDN’T Work with a Freelance Developmental Editor
If you’re looking to launch your very own freelance book editing career, learn the steps to becoming a professionally-qualified developmental editor in this iWriterly video. https://youtu.be/dYwG_hZD0zM Other videos in this book editing series: What is a Freelance Developmental Book Editor? When Writers SHOULDN'T Work with a Freelance Developmental Editor For more information … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Become a Freelance Developmental Editor: Seven Qualifications
Are you looking to hire a developmental editor to work with you on your manuscript? Or maybe you’re hoping to launch your very own freelance book editing career. In this iWriterly episode, Meg LaTorre will discuss what a developmental editor is and how they fit into today’s publishing landscape. This is the first video in … Continue reading iWriterly Video: What is a Freelance Developmental Book Editor?
Heya, book nerds! Meg here. When I formerly worked as a freelance developmental editor, many of the writers who reached out to me about a developmental edit for a full manuscript have said they would like to eventually query literary agents for this manuscript (in other words, they'd like to pursue traditional publishing). While I'm … Continue reading When Writers Shouldn’t Work with a Freelance Developmental Editor
Many writers once they finish a book don't know where to go next and either immediately jump to querying or working with a freelance editor. Learn when (and if) you should work with a freelance editor in this iWriterly video. Developmental editors, specifically, work with writers on character development, plot, world building, dialogue, setting, structure … Continue reading iWriterly Video: When to Work With a Freelance Editor