Monday, January 26, 2009

Why You Should Hire A Professional Copy Editor

Fiction Scribe had an excellent guest blogger today. Author and editor Sigrid Macdonald spoke of the reasons you need to hire a copy editor.

Here's the lead-in to the article:

Many seasoned writers, myself included, balk at the idea of hiring a copy editor. We’ve been writing for years; we know grammar and sentence structure. Why put out good money to have someone else do exactly what we can do? Or worse – the editor may want to change our voice, our style and our tone. Who needs that? You do!

Whether you are brand-new to writing or you’re an old pro, there are two very good reasons why you shouldn’t edit your own work.

You can find the entire article here.

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