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”
Category Archives: Working with editors
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”
Why Hire a Copyeditor?
With PerfectIt, Grammarly, and the squiggly red, green, or blue lines under your words, your writing is good enough for publication, right? Maybe. But most likely, no. Writing is not a one-person job We have this idea of writers holed up in their office or a cabin in the woods until their masterpiece is written.Continue reading “Why Hire a Copyeditor?”