Tag Archives: book editing

Becoming a Fiction Editor Pt 2: Becoming a Good Non-Fiction Editor FIRST

Story-Technique-Oriented Bibliophile + formal and informal learning and practice + a little self-promoting + some luck In my first post on becoming a fiction editor, we took a look my STOB personality type and the formula by which a STOB successfully becomes and gains employment as a fiction editor. This next post will begin the […]

How To Become a Fiction Editor, Part One: Story-Technique-Oriented-Bibliophile

Fiction editing is very desirable work: helping people tell stories is one of the most visionary and creative types of editing you can do. And fiction is undeniably the writing form the carries the most cultural cachet (with the exception of poetry). Fiction arguably matters more than other forms; not everyone reads non-fiction, but everyone […]

The Editorial Department – Now Available on Amazon.com!

Our new ebook on book editing entitled The Editorial Department is now available on Amazon.com. Click here to buy our newest book in our series on book publishing in the English-speaking world. The Editorial Department is available for $4.95. The Editorial Department by Jeremy Lucyk and Britanie Wilson gives a super-compressed introduction to book editing for […]

Volunteering at a Publishing House

I’m a big believer that who you work with determines about 70% of satisfaction in a workplace. And there’s this real thing called corporate culture—also known as corporate ethos—that’s an important factor as well. I volunteered two afternoons a week at a mid-sized house when I was about 28, bartending and writing and trying to […]

Book Editing and Micro-Books

I’m looking forward to a time when only a devoted specialist with abilities and endurance left over from a bygone age is able to edit books of 300 pages or longer. In some real ways, I can’t stand editing long books. For those of you who are aspirants to book editing, let me tell you, being […]

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