A Collection of Articles About Becoming a Book Editor
This post contains tips and advice related to becoming a book editor from a variety of authors, each providing their own insights, but first, a few brief points to consider.
If you’re good at catching written errors, can identify style flaws, can make content flow naturally, and are interested in becoming a book editor, then this post offers the information you need for an overview of what’s involved in this career.
Editing is not about checking for spelling and grammar mistakes, it’s about how the ideas flow, and how everything fits together.
The advice I always give regarding careers is to make sure you pursue a career you’ll be happy with. Many times people will spend time and money pursuing a career only to find that they made the wrong choice, and it’s something they’re not happy with.
I believe if you can shadow somebody or at least interview someone that’s successful in the career you’re pursuing you’ll have a good idea of what to expect.
Have a look at the resources I have included in this post to help you decide if pursuing a career as a book editor is something you want to do.
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