How to Choose a Copy Editor

How to Choose a Copy Editor

Who needs a copy editor? For a year now (or two, or ten), you have been hammering away at your manuscript, revising and reworking every scene and nuance until you know the characters better than you know your spouse. You have sacrificed sleep, dinner with friends,...
The Value Of Editors

The Value Of Editors

Recently, the New York Times notified their editorial staff that they were going to lay off or buy out half of them. So the editorial staff published an open letter to Executive Editor Dean Baquet and Managing Editor Joe Kahn. In it, they describe some of what we...
The Serenity Prayer for Editors

The Serenity Prayer for Editors

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference.[1] This prayer means something different to editors. I’m not talking about what we editors mutter when we see that the manuscript...

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