Friday’s Musings: Learning to Edit

Some good words and musings


My best hatSigh, I haven’t read much fiction recently. Well, that isn’t exactly true, I have been reading and editing a science fiction/fantasy book for an author. But I can’t review that book until it is ready for publication. I do hope that I will be asked to provide an editors review for it though. I’m sure I will. I’ve loved working on this project and it has been a learning and growing experience for me.

When I first began to work with this author I have to say, honestly, I was more of a copy editor than content editor. I still do a lot of copy editing, but, as I’ve worked my way through this book my commentary has become more about the plot lines, the character development and getting this author to show the story rather than tell the story. I know that I still have a long way to…

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