The gracious and talented Alex from Library of Erana is hosting me on her blog today, where I get to talk about editing. I hope you’ll pop by. Thank you!
Hi, welcome to the Library of Erana and thank you for talking to us today. Hi! Thanks for the lovely welcome, and thank you for supporting so many authors and editors.
Please introduce yourself and tell us a little about your editing experience. I’m Laurie, but you probably already know that. I’ve been copyediting, proofreading, and doing light developmental editing for about twenty years, back in the days of red pens and stuff. My educational and early professional background is in journalism, advertising, and marketing. I edited and proofed novels on the side, at first informally, for writing colleagues and my own work. About seven years ago, I moved into it professionally. Now, nearly all the authors I edit are indies.
How did you get into this line of work? It’s been an odd, slow climb. My mother went back to school when I was a kid, and by the…
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