“About Formatting: Know Your Software”/ Nancy Cavanaugh

The one thing that ends up taking the most time for me as an editor is when I have to reformat a manuscript. Authors really need to know how to use the software they’re using, especially when it comes to formatting. Following is a list of my top four formatting skills authors should know how to do with their word processing program:

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“Ten Things I’ll Do as Your Editor” / Summer Ross

Editing, the word alone is terrifying, overwhelming, and I love it. I enjoy picking at words, finding the right one to suit a sentence. I like tearing things apart and helping authors put them back together. Brainstorming with an author has to be my favorite part of the job. I want to be the one that helps you make your novel turn heads.

Here is what you can expect from me when I work with an author.

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“Working with an Editor” / Amie McCracken

I’m sure the idea of working with an editor on your baby is a bit daunting. You don’t want to hand your precious art to someone and let them rip it apart with their jagged teeth. But don’t worry, it’s not that bad. I promise.

I’ll give you a little insight into how I work, maybe that will put you at ease.

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