Receiving Criticism

You asked for it, now you've received it—and you have feelings. Receiving criticism is one of the most difficult things we do as writers. No one teaches us how to manage the emotions that come with it. Yet, we know our work isn't perfect. Even when we've edited and revised and honed until there's nothing … Continue reading Receiving Criticism

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The Difference Between Copyeditors, Proofreaders, and Editors: A Short Refresher

I hear the question each time I tell someone what I do. “What’s a copyeditor? Is that the same as a proofreader?” Sometimes the person asks me to review the structure of their novel. Here’s the difference between editors, copyeditors, and proofreaders: Editor - In this context, the editor is the one who helps with … Continue reading The Difference Between Copyeditors, Proofreaders, and Editors: A Short Refresher

Copyediting for Fantasy and Speculative Fiction

Today, Epos is offering copyediting specific to fantasy and speculative fiction. A copyeditor of fantasy and speculative fiction has to perform all the work any fiction copyeditor must do. The editor must also understand fantastic concepts, terms, and speculative science logic. They must track consistency with fictional worlds, invented names, and invented terminology. Learn more … Continue reading Copyediting for Fantasy and Speculative Fiction