Come learn all about the different types of editing and how they fit into the publishing process. We'll go over developmental, line, copy, and proofreading and talk about the history of editing in the US. You will have an opportunity to see examples of each editing service and discuss them with other participants.
What You’ll Learn: The differences in editing services and how to find the right editing service and editor, or key distinctions to make for your potential clients if you are offering editing service.
Come at 4:30pm to mingle and chat with the instructor, grab a drink or snacks, then grab a seat. We'll start sharply at 5pm to learn about editing.
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Next in the series:
Wednesday, February 22: Developmental editing: fiction and nonfiction
Wednesday, March 22: The pre-publication process: getting your work out there
About the Instructor:
Matthew Bennett began editing in 2008 at Ronsdale Press, where he shepherded documents from submission to final print and served as editor for publications such as Sheila James’s In the Wake of Loss (2009). He founded Cascadia Editors Collective in 2016 after completing his PhD at the University of British Columbia. His current editing work includes novels, creative nonfiction, short stories, and academic monographs. He is also a writer. Matthew has worked with manuscripts at every stage of production, from initial submission to final publication, providing developmental editing, line editing, copyediting, and artistic guidance. He currently teaches editing at University of Washington Continuum College.