Top 10 Qualities of a Good Editor

Top 10 Qualities of a Good Editor

Freelancers love to grouse about bad editors. But good editors are a treasure. Good editors share a lot of the same qualities. They: 1. Understand business etiquette. They call or email about your story pitches or edits in a timely fashion. 2. Are organized. They keep...
Why Writers Can’t Edit Their Own Work

Why Writers Can’t Edit Their Own Work

By Jeff Goins A writer can’t edit his own work. My friend the editor reminds me of this. Often. Especially when I leave typos in a blog post. (Thanks, Robert.) Why is this? Why are writers incapable of editing their work? And why, if you are one, should you not even...

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