It isn’t too often that the worth of a good editor is hinted at by a reviewer, but when it happens, it stands out.
In “The Surprising Empress” ( 1,165 more words
My book, The Business of Editing: Effective and Efficient Ways to Think, Work, and Prosper, was recently published. Its making makes for an interesting tale about the quest for perfection. 971 more words
Line editing is a part of the editing process that focuses on the overall tone, style, and structure of a manuscript. By definition, a line editor goes line by line, reviewing a piece and looking for inconsistencies the author may have missed. 120 more words
As with all such speculative questions, the answer to “What is editing worth?” depends on who is answering. To me, it is worth many times what I am paid because my efforts help bring focus and understanding to those with whom an author wishes to communicate. 972 more words