For those of you looking for an editor, or with an editor right now… good advice!
If you haven’t yet read part one of this series, click HERE to catch up.
In part one, I briefly discussed the editorial process here at Anaiah and then listed some editing-related questions every author should ask when negotiating a publishing contract. Today, I’m going to talk about the five things your editor will expect from you.
- COMMUNICATION. This is the single most important aspect of any author-editor relationship. Because so much of publishing is handled online nowadays, there’s going to be a lot of emails sent your way. And because publishing works on deadlines–sometimes very tight deadlines–it’s important that you check your email often and respond in a timely fashion.
If you’re going to be on vacation or otherwise unavailable for some reason, tell your editor as soon as possible. If you need a deadline extension, tell your editor. If you’re struggling with edits, tell your editor!
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