Writers and Editors (Pat McNees's blog)
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Finding an editor

April 9, 2014

Tags: editors, book doctors, consulting editors, what editors do, line editing, copyediting

Need an editor but don't know how to find a good one? Before you hire, be clear what you need an editor for. Editors come in various flavors. There are
Editors in book publishing houses, who "acquire" manuscripts (buy the rights to publish your manuscript)--who may or may not choose to publish your (more…)

When and whether to hire an editor or book doctor

June 24, 2012

Tags: editors, book doctors, consulting editors, what editors do

How important is it to hire a freelance editor or book doctor, if you suspect your manuscript isn't ready to be snapped up by a traditional book publisher or to do respectably (or better) as a self-published book? I've pulled together links to articles by several experts that you ought to (more…)