Proofreading is the very last step in the journey towards publication and works differently to editing. This is a follow up to the How it works post detailing how the copyediting process works. The word “proofreading” is often confused with editing. See here for a post that explains the differences between editing and proofreading. BecauseContinue reading “How it works: Proofreading”
I know it can seem incredibly daunting when you hand over your manuscript to your editor. You’ve spent hours working away at the prose, carefully selecting each word and building a narrative to engage and entertain your readers.
What is your editor going to do? Are they going to completely rewrite your work, undo all your stylistic decisions and make it their own work? Will you lose your voice?