An Editor's Journey

Poetry as an Editing Niche


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A few months ago, I talked about exploring and Finding your Niche in the editor world. One of those very niches that I stumbled…

Review: “I’ll Think About It!” by Oliver Munro


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Early last fall, I had a the privilege of editing a collection of Poetry by Oliver Munro. Working with Poets on their manuscripts is…

5 Most Common Style Guides


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Easily when working as an editor, one of the most common questions I ask of a new client, is what Style Guide they are…

The Balance of Editing/Writing and Home


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How do you do it? I am often asked how I manage to balance working at home and being a mom, wife and partner,…

Help! What type of editing do I need?


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So the question that I have found myself answering most often during the entirety of my career as a Freelance Editor has been “What…

The editing/author partnership


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I enjoy editing, but what I love most is the potential each experience has to develop into a long term relationship that can last…

Finding your niche…


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Over the years, I have often been asked, “what sort of things do you edit”?  When I first started out, in my complete naiveté,…

Education vs. Experience: Knowing the balance…


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So, given that I have been editing professionally for over 20 years, I have been asked what my educational background in editing is, more…

An Editor’s Journey… the beginning… of the blog, at least.


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“Welcome to my world!” is the first line to the first poem in my upcoming poetry book and as I was pondering what to…