A few years ago I wrote a post for people interested in becoming copyeditors. I’ve just come across a similar article with updated resources at the An American Editor blog. Do check it out!
Archive for the proofreading tag
I provide editing services, so you’ve found one editor* already! However, I may be already booked or lack experience in your genre or for some reason give you the heebie-jeebies. Please don’t feel obligated to hire the first editor you contact. Good editing is an investment. It’s much better to take a little time nailing . . .
Some writers are reluctant to contact editors who don’t post a fee schedule. At one time my website included a method for calculating a base fee for my services. Even though a fee RANGE (cents per word) was stated, persons contacting me calculated their fee at the lowest rate and assumed that’s what I was . . .