Choosing the Right Proofreader and Copy Editor for Your Book

Author and editor Elaine Ash works with writers to make sure their book is strong as a whole – rearranging chapters, adjusting voice and tone, or adding and deleting material. Then the manuscript is ready for a grammar and spell check. Ash advises authors to find proofreaders and copy editors who are familiar with the genre an author is writing in. There are colloquialisms and industry trends that editors must be aware of when editing a book. Ash says you don’t have to like your copy editor and...
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