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This 60 page ebook will give you lots of tips on becoming a successful editor or updating your practice as an editor.

Like all industries, editing has evolved over the years. Written in 2014, this ebook is modern and up to date. Successful editors need to be across so many different writing styles, publishing media and audiences. Gain a competitive advantage in editing and discover what is required to be a successful and productive editor.

Editing is not a single process but is best looked upon as a series of stages. Each stage follows a logical sequence from the initial securing of the work through to the final proofing.

The Author of this ebook knows the business. John Mason has been writing books since the 1970’s and has over 100 titles published, some as printed books, others as ebooks. He has contributed to numerous magazines and has been the editor of 'Your Backyard' Magazine and is currently the gardening editor of Homegrown Magazine.

The ‘How to be a Successful Editor’ ebook covers the following topics:

CREDITS

PREFACE

CHAPTER 1 HOW MUCH EDITING?

Introduction
Finding a balance and setting priorities
Fiction and non-fiction
Personality traits of editors
Editing traps

CHAPTER 2 STAGES OF EDITING
Introduction
Editing steps
Example of a simple style guide
Step-by-step

CHAPTER 3 TYPES OF EDITING
What are your editing criteria?
Improving content
Improving readability
Editing a newsletter
Editing a blog
Editing a print magazine or newspaper
Editing a sales catalogue
Editing a brochure
Editing a fiction book
Editing a non fiction text book
Editing research papers and journal articles
Conclusion

CHAPTER 4 TOOLS AND LANGUAGE
Editing and proofreading symbols
Proofreading tips
IT tools
Plagiarism

CHAPTER 5 INTERPERSONAL SKILLS FOR EDITORS
Communication
Listening and talking
Written communication
Advanced written communication
How editors communicate
When and where editors work

CHAPTER 6 FINDING WORK AND SELLING YOURSELF
Editing today

APPENDIX 


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