#AmEditing: Track Changes and Comments in Word

#AmEditing: Track Changes and Comments in Word

Two indispensable editing features include the Track Changes and Comments in Word. While undeniably powerful software tools, it can be overwhelming to learn how to best work within such files. This post will familiarize beginners with essential pointers for effective...
#Editor: Freelance Editing Contract Template

#Editor: Freelance Editing Contract Template

Upon taking the self-employment plunge, I consulted many freelance editing contract templates that the Internet had to offer. I didn’t want to reinvent the wheel, and yet I also wanted a customized contract. I’ve been refining my current contract for a...
#Editor: Manuscript Style Sheet Template

#Editor: Manuscript Style Sheet Template

A manuscript style sheet can prove invaluable for keeping track of important details, and especially so for a series. As an author, the style sheet you create can range from formal to informal. The key is finding a system that works for you. Passing one along to your...
#Editor: Reader Report Sample

#Editor: Reader Report Sample

All manuscripts will benefit from a proper critique where the editor leaves suggestions on every page. Yet, a professional critique comes with a price tag not within everyone’s budget. Many writers rely on critique partners or beta readers, but the level of...