How to pick the right editor

Check out this post from Jean’s Writing blog on how to pick the right editor

Jean's Writing

Last year, as part of the A-Z challenge,  I wrote a post about editors.

Picking the right editor is terribly important.

A friend had a few questions on the subject, so I decided to share a little bit about what to look for in an editor.

When I wrote a Children’s Picture book, A Most Reluctant Princess, I discovered the necessity of choosing the correct editor.

Not just any editor but the right editor.

I needed an editor that worked with Children’s Picture books. Not general fiction or thrillers.

How do you know who is right for you?

Part of it is intuition, make sure you click with the person you pick.  But do your research. In some situations, you may need more than one editor.

Not all editors are created equal.

  • A Content Editor, also known as a Structural, Developmental, or Substantive editor looks at the big picture…

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