Ten Tips to Impress an Editor after Acceptance

The last post covered ten tips to impress an acquisitions editor. Now, you have the assignment for a magazine article or your book has been accepted for publication. The following ten tips will help you impress the editor for the project. Meet deadlines—submitting work early is even better. Self-edit—give the editor the cleanest manuscript you can … Read more

Who Needs an Editor?

Some writers hesitate to admit they need the help of an editor because they think it reflects negatively on their writing ability. “A good writer shouldn’t need an editor,” they think. Aspiring writers hoping to have their stories or articles published may think editing is the job of the publisher’s editorial staff. Businesspeople preparing proposals, manuals, … Read more