Is it hard to become a book editor?
As you can clearly see, becoming a book editor is no easy task. But it does get easier as you starting building your resume and delighting clients who can later refer you to their friends. And if you’re up to the task, a freelance book-editing career can make for a very rewarding life.
Are copy editors in demand?
It’s a great and in-demand career! “I had so many people (surprisingly, to me) tell me I could never make a living as an editor. It’s a great and in-demand career!”
How much should I charge for copy editing?
Central Editing quotes for client projects are typically in the range of: $40 to $60 per 1,000 words for proofreading. $60 to $110 per 1,000 words for copyediting.
What are the skills of an editor?
Skills and knowledgeknowledge of English language.knowledge of media production and communication.the ability to read English.excellent verbal communication skills.to be thorough and pay attention to detail.excellent written communication skills.the ability to work well with others.to be flexible and open to change.