Category Archives: Manuscript Editing

Master Proofread

Originally posted on Write Through It:
I just finished a master proofread, and boy, was it a doozy. The master proofreader reads proof against copy, line for line, word for word, character for character. It requires intense focus. This is…

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Why We Still Need the Editor

Originally posted on Write Through It:
“The Case of the Disappearing Editor,” which appears in the new issue of the online journal Talking Writing, was sparked by a recent flap over literary journals that require submission fees. (Such journals are primarily staffed…

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Is My Manuscript Ready for Publication? Steps After Professional Editing

Liz Dexter beautifully explains what authors can expect once their manuscript has been professionally edited. Reblogged from the original article, “On completion of your edit, will my manuscript be ready for publication?”   Originally posted as On completion of your … Continue reading

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