Writer’s Digest Blog: How Freelance Developmental Editors Fit into Today’s Publishing Landscape

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

Savvy Authors Blog: What is a Freelance Developmental Book Editor?

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?

iWriterly Video: When Writers SHOULDN’T Work with a Freelance Developmental Editor

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

iWriterly Video: What is a Freelance Developmental Book Editor?

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?

When Writers Shouldn’t Work with a Freelance Developmental 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