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Ep 53: Between the Lines: Navigating Book Editing

In this episode of the Write the Damn Book Already podcast, we simplify the sometimes complicated landscape of book editing, clarifying the various editing stages. 

From developmental editing that shapes the overarching structure to line editing that refines prose to copyediting that makes sure grammar and syntax are correct, you'll discover the important roles each phase plays in refining a manuscript's clarity and impact.

You'll also hear my tips for creating an effective editor-author partnership (not to mention how and where to find a great editor to begin with!). 




Joanna Hardis's new book: Just Do Nothing: A Paradoxical Guide to Getting Out of Your Way

Blog post: What a Good Book Editor REALLY Does

Source for book editors:

Source for book editors: Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA)

Blog post on average editing rates

(Another) blog post on average editing rates



I continue to be incredibly passionate about partnering with authors as their editor, and I accept new editing clients as my schedule permits. I typically work on fiction (rom-com, women's fiction, contemporary romance), entrepreneurship, self-help, memoir, and business. 

To discuss available openings, please email me at [email protected]

To see a sample of the books I've edited and learn more about my process and rates, click here.