Finding the Right Editor For You

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Learn everything you need to know about how to find the right editor for you! This workshop will cover the different kinds of editors out there, the best practices for hiring and working with editors, and ten tips for saving time and money. Plus, participants will receive a two-page sample edit from their manuscript. Editing samples highlight the author’s role in the editing process and give insight into what it’s like to be edited by a professional.

About Katherine Pickett

Katherine Pickett is the owner of POP Editorial Services LLC (, where she provides copy editing, proofreading, and developmental editing to authors and publishers across the country. She is also the author of the award-winning book Perfect Bound: How to Navigate the Book Publishing Process Like a Pro, the booklet Freelancing as a Business: 7 Steps to Take Before Launch Day, and several ebooks. Her personal essay “Dented” was published by Lowestoft Chronicle and selected for the 2011 Lowestoft Chronicle print anthology. Her articles have appeared on Publishing Perspectives,, Writer Beware, IBPA Independent, and elsewhere in print and around the web. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with her husband, Chris, and their two awe-inspiring daughters.

Teaching Style: Katherine believes in the collaborative approach to teaching. She will present information from all angles and support students as they make their own decisions.


11 seats available
Workshopnon-member price
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