Starting your Career as A Freelance Editor

Starting your Career as A Freelance Editor

A Guide to Working With Authors, Books, Newsletters, Magazines, Websites, and More

Book - 2012
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Norton Pub
Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

If you've ever considered editing as a career, this book will help you on your new path. You’ll learn about the requirements in various fields, how to get started, the step-by-step facets of setting up and conducting your editing services, working with writers and publishers, promoting yourself and your expertise, and determining what to charge. In addition to books there are articles, dissertations, brochures, reports, abstracts, editorials, reviews, ad copy, and much more.

There is more to making a living as a freelance editor than correct English usage, sentence structure, and grammatical construction. Here, you’ll learn what you need to know to decide on a specialty and how to manage the business side of your career.


Blackwell Publishing
Do you love the English language and its eccentricities? Do you cringe when you detect typos, misspellings, inconsistencies, poor grammar, and bad punctuation in published books and articles? Have you ever been accused of being a perfectionist, or worse yet, a nitpicker? Then you just might be a natural editor...and this book will help you succeed on your new path.

There is more to making a living as a freelance editor than correct English usage, sentence structure, and grammar. Here you'll learn everything you need to know to manage the business side of your career and decide on a specialty---from fiction and nonfiction books to websites and ad copy and everything in between.

Whatever your area of specialization, this practical guide will empower you to edit confidently and profitably!

Publisher: New York : Allworth Press, c2012
ISBN: 9781581158908
1581158904
Characteristics: viii, 231 p. ; 23 cm

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