Starting Your Career as a Freelance Editor

A Guide to Working with Authors, Books, Newsletters, Magazines, Websites, and More
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Author(s): Mary Embree
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2012
Product Number: EB00681621
Released: Jul 28, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781621535973
Publisher: Allworth
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Description

If you've ever considered editing as a career, this book will help you on your new path. You'll learn about the requirements in various fields, how to get started, the step-by-step facets of setting up and conducting your editing services, working with writers and publishers, promoting yourself and your expertise, and determining what to charge. In addition to books there are articles, dissertations, brochures, reports, abstracts, editorials, reviews, ad copy, and much more. There is more to making a living as a freelance editor than correct English usage, sentence structure, and grammatical construction. Here, you'll learn what you need to know to decide on a specialty and how to manage the business side of your career.

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