If you've ever managed to get your manuscript published by a traditional publisher, you've probably faced the harsh reality that many publishers aren't interested in editing your novel... and don't plan on it. So how do you get your book reader-ready? Keystroke's resident editors take a chapter from Scott Moon's book straight through the editing process--developmental, line, and copy--to demonstrate, once and for all, that editing is not dead.
Hosts: Lauren Moore, Kalene Williams Special Guests: Ellen Campbell
00:00 Opening remarks and introductions
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01:00 Main Event – Do Editors Still Edit?
-Discussion of how the publishing industry is pushing editing towards the author.
-Kalene’s developmental edit.
-At what point do you need to send back an ms for developmental edit instead of line/copy.
-Ellen’s line edit.
-When to use alliteration.
-Removing stage direction.
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