Let’s go over the ideal editing timeline for a freshly compiled manuscript in it’s second or third writer draft. How many steps are there really, and how long would each take?
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We could be doing even better for our millennial readers (and especially those in the queer community) through the full-scale adoption of the new adult (NA) category of fiction.
Trained editors combine artistry with industry knowledge in a way that can effectively improve any project. They will know their worth, and will also be worth it.
Could my comfort and ability in my chosen profession stem directly from a subconscious embracing of the uneven power dynamic I fight against daily as a woman and a feminist?
When 96% of a multi-billion dollar industry’s consumer base consider their purchasing decisions uninfluenced by brand, you have to wonder where we went wrong.
The publishing industry has a whole lot to change (and the publishing industry does not really like changing very much), but these challenges will hopefully help push us in the right direction.