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How to Get an Editing Job

How to Get an Editing Job

A simple guide to help you get an editing job Do you want to work as an editor but need some information about how to get an editing job? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Experience counts Now, first things first: Although not absolutely necessary, it would be helpful to have a university degree […]

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Having a Book Editing Career

Having a Book Editing Career

A guide to landing a book editing career There are many different types of editing jobs in many different industries. From academia to film, and broadcasting to publishing, editors are necessary to ensure quality output. In the publishing industry, editors can play various roles, including those of executive editor, acquisitions editor, developmental or content editor, […]

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Freelance Editing

Freelance Editing

A brief guide to freelance editing Ah, the wonderful world of editing! So many options, so many possibilities! As an editor, you can work in a variety of industries—from the publishing field, to the broadcasting field, the engineering field, the medical field, and beyond—and hold a variety of editing jobs, including copy editor, sound or […]

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What You’ll Learn in Proofreading Class

What You’ll Learn in Proofreading Class

Mark Twain, a former typesetter turned journalist, once quipped, “In the first place, God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made proofreaders.” That quote is often recounted on the first day of a proofreading class. It demonstrates an important lesson: great authors need a proofreader, even if they don’t always appreciate the profession. […]

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A guide to finding editing jobs online.

Finding Editing Jobs Online

A guide to finding editing jobs online Just as there are different types of editing, there are also different types of editors, editing jobs, and ways to find editing jobs. If you want to pursue editing as a career, you are no longer restricted to the traditional job-seeking methods; there are numerous online resources you […]

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