One of the best parts about my job is that I’m always learning. Some of these posts are meant more for writers, in which I go over the publishing process or give examples of different writing techniques and tricks. Sometimes I write for editors, sharing new and old nuances and histories of the English language. Most often, these posts are both writers and editors.

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The Four Cs of Copyediting

Amy Einsohn, author of The Copyeditor’s Handbook, shares these four chief concerns that a copyeditor should focus on: Clarity Coherency Consistency Correctness Einsohn then points out that these four focuses should all serve “the ‘Cardinal C’: communication.” And that’s really all a copyeditor will focus on, nothing more, but also nothing less.  So what doContinue reading “The Four Cs of Copyediting”

Know Your Types of Editing

At some point during your writing process, you might start looking for an editor to help you out. But suddenly you see lots of different editing roles out there. What do they all do? Do you need to hire them all? Here’s a quick primer on the most common types of editing for your variousContinue reading “Know Your Types of Editing”