At EssentialEdits.ca, we try to strike the appropriate balance between 'correctness' and the author's 'authentic voice'. A question of context, largely: Memoir or textbook, dialog or formal essay, this character or that one in a novel—diction makes a very useful character tag . . .
Monday, December 4, 2017
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Editors are secret weapons because their work often goes uncelebrated, and because a good editor can weaponize your manuscript.
The article does a good job of describing the role of an editor and what it is like to work with a great structural or developmental editor.
We can't promise we can turn your initial draft into a Giller Prize-winner, but we can promise we can take it to the next level.