Differences in Editing Fiction and Nonfiction

In nonfiction (with the exception of some categories, such as memoir or narrative nonfiction) what matters is the content – the facts. So, what we care about are things like: Is the information presented in a logical order? Does the author support the argument they’re making with valid data or, if it’s not that kind… Read more Differences in Editing Fiction and Nonfiction

Working with publishers versus indie clients

Editors often want to freelance for book publishers and packagers as a way to have reliable clients who provide ongoing work. But there are some differences in working directly for the client (as with an indie author) and working for a publisher. When I’m doing a developmental edit for a book publisher, I usually have… Read more Working with publishers versus indie clients