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How To Argue With Your Editor by Zetta Brown

When you are writing for publication—regardless of its form—your main goal is communication. Your purpose to write may be to inform, educate, or entertain, but if you cannot communicate with your words effectively, why bother. I see my job as an editor as a part of the author’s last line of defence between their baby …
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Copy of How an Editor Knows Your Book Isn’t Ready After the First Chapter By Meg LaTorre

There are many things publishing professionals look for in your first pages and chapter: voice, storytelling personality, if the story starts in the right place, showing vs. telling, grammar, grasp of the English language, and more. As a freelance developmental editor and former literary agent, I usually knew after the first few pages or chapter …