Southwest CAPA Events


Monday, August 9th 6:30 PM via Zoom

Editors: What to Look For and

What to Stay Away From.

Author: Katherine Pickett

TOPIC:  How do you know you have found the right editor for you and your project? Katherine walks you through the five-steps you need to take to find a high-quality editor who will make your work shine.

With these five-steps, Researching editors and identifying red flags; Assessing their credentials; Making contact: Evaluating a sample edit and cost estimate; and Determining compatibility, Katherine shows you what to look for and what to avoid when you hire your next editor.

Katherine Pickett, a twenty-year veteran editor, provides copyediting, proofreading and developmental editing services to authors and publishers. Her articles have appeared in Publishing Perspectives, Jane, Writer Beware, IBPA Independent and elsewhere.

Katherine is the author of the award-winning book, Perfect Bound: How to Navigate the Book Publishing Process Like a Pro, second edition; Freelancing as a Business: 7 steps to Take Before Launch Day; and several eBooks. Her essay “Dented” was selected for the 2011 Lowestoft Chronicle print anthology. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two daughters.

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