May 18, 2012

Re: editors and editing

Re: the speed of publishing, this week brought news from both sides of the debate—

Re: editors and editing—
  • Agent-turned-author Nathan Bransford has posted “Ten Commandments for Editing Someone’s Work.
  • Editor’s Association of Canada members on the EAC LinkedIn Group first noted, as editors will, that these commandments are more for fiction than nonfiction, then went on to a lively a discussion about favorite commandments. (I like #5 with a dose of #10, myself.)

Finally, for any Seattle-area readers, please consider yourself invited to a social—that means in person rather than online—happy hour with Author-Editor Clinic and other freelance developmental editors of fiction and creative nonfiction: 

Happy Friday!

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