Verifies headings, statistics, data in graphs, and footnote entries. Reply Nelson Hannah August 29, at 1: Many fields make use of editors—film, video, magazine, newspaper, blog, and book, both fiction and non-fiction.
Substantive editor—Helps a writer improve his fiction manuscript by focusing on story elements, plot, characterization, dialogue, order of scenes, point of view, voice, setting, word choice, sentence construction and syntax, and pace—anything that could improve the strength of the manuscript.
Tosca August 29, at Reply Jeanne Takenaka August 29, at 6: Two years into my writing journey, I was introduced to the wonderful world of writers aka www online and realized what a florescent green newbie I was and how much I had to learn. I represent Susan May Warren and know that she has a gift.
For other pieces, I work that all out with the brush and palette knife at a contemplative pace. Makes sure the book will meet the needs of the publisher and its readers. Not because I have a sensitive tummy. Just type any old thing that comes into your head. A Horror Collection in paperback Aug 18th!
Sherrie Eldridge August 29, at 7: Please spread the word. It had to be clearer. I am a slow writer and because of that I have found it hard to find a good match for a crit partner too. My second visit lasted two weeks, a doable length of time to go without direct instrumental contact so that counted as an easy fix.
Managing editor—Works under the most senior editor. The best monster is a breaking mind, a splintered society, some deviance of humanity in this life or another. Coping with life — the good, the bad and the ugly to borrow a phrase from a fav Spaghetti Western — has always been reflected in my music.
Examines both the big picture and the fine details of a manuscript including grammar, spelling, and punctuation. She may suggest a change in point of view or in the viewpoint character. To accumulate the intellectual building blocks of these metaphors, he suggests a course of bedtime reading: Perhaps a writer is wondering what an editor can do for her, maybe looking for clues about how to approach an editor or wondering what her new editor at the publishing house will be responsible for.
Publishing house Here again we find several types of editors. Most of these have to do with the day-in, day-out practices that make up what he calls "writing hygiene.
She will check the flow and rhythms of the manuscript. Reply Sandy Cooper September 26, at 9: Some days 3 sentences are enough! Ricker August 29, at If they come at lightning speed it still may be Slow Writing because it too years to get to the point where you can create quickly but with quality.
Bear that in mind when you inevitably attempt, consciously or unconsciously, to imitate your favorite writers, just as he imitated H. Beverly Brooks August 29, at 7: A proofreader is not an editor in the traditional sense, but because of a crossover between duties, an editor may be the proofreader.
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Thanks for the encouraging post! Either the acquisitions or manuscript editor may suggest moving or dropping scenes, dropping or changing characters, changing point of view, or making other major changes to a manuscript. Fingers crossed they enjoy my words.
Ah, were it to be so.Louise DeSalvo has written on this very topic and I found her book both informative and moving.
In our rushing-around world, DeSalvo gives her readers (writers) permission to write at the speed of thought–a pace often slower than we think it is. Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more.
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