academic writing and editing / anthologies / non-fiction writing and editing

Essay Tips from an Editor

This editor’s response is to a young man who is planning to submit his essay to an anthology and wants some feedback: ***** Thank you for your thoughtful essay. You are obviously a young man with high ideals, and I applaud you for that. I enjoyed reading your essay, and have attached my edit, including … Continue reading

academic writing and editing / audience / literary agents / marketing / non-fiction writing and editing / publishing / querying agents and publishers / self-publishing / traditional publishing

An Editor’s Tips on Marketability

Marketability–a topic of concern to almost all writers! Here are tips I provided to a new non-fiction writer who was wondering if his manuscript would even be marketable, and if so, how he should go about preparing to market it. I wrote…. ***** 1. Basic questions on audience, purpose and┬ámarket: Write down, in one to … Continue reading

academic writing and editing / editing / editing activities / non-fiction writing and editing

Editing Help With a College Term Paper

Editors assist with a wide variety of writing projects! While editors are often thought of as people who edit novels or short stories, they also have opportunities to edit a wide variety of other written materials. For example, I have been asked to edit children’s books, poetry, newspaper articles and columns, magazine articles, non-fiction books, … Continue reading