Posts and articles by The Editorial Department’s lead Christian fiction editor and theology specialist Marcia Ford.
My Neighbor Is My Editor A seasoned pro takes aim at the notion that anyone with eyes can be an editor
This just in: your neighbor’s English skills are probably not up to the standards of book publishing.
When I first began editing books, I had been a professional editor for more than twenty years, at a New York-area newspaper, a regional magazine, and several magazines with an international readership. Perfectionist that I was at the time, I could quote the rules and principles of news writing and periodical publishing as if I had written them myself. […]