Tag: copy editing

Copy Editing Versus Proofreading (And Why You Want Both)

Posted February 6, 2014 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
Copy Editing Versus Proofreading (And Why You Want Both)

You have an inflated opinion of your own writing I’m just going to let that one float for a while. Most people seem to think they can skip copy editing and go straight for proofreading because they’ve been over their manuscript so many times already they’ve edited the crap out. And they’re wrong. Proofreading is […]

Amanda’s Favorite Articles About Editing

Posted November 28, 2013 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
Amanda’s Favorite Articles About Editing

First comes writing, then comes editing, then comes the final draft and the publish button. After my roundup of writing articles, it seemed appropriate to compile a list of my favorite articles about editing too. Though you can read posts I have on editing, editing myths, and grammar, I want to feature informative posts from […]

A Step-by-Step Look at the Editing Process

Posted August 22, 2013 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
A Step-by-Step Look at the Editing Process

What does the editing process look like? Though it varies for each person—we all have our own idiosyncrasies—the editing process should involve self-editing, beta readers, a content editor, a copy editor, and a proofreader*. The more eyes on your book, the better. Here’s the process I went through with Blog Events: 1. Write You can’t […]