Editors – Part two

This week, Alex Mackenzie, a British copyeditor and proofreader living in Asturias, writes part two of an insight into the what, how and why of an Editor’s role. What do editors actually do? We scrutinise every word and mark on the page, from the tiniest mechanics of semicolons versus commas, through to the structuring ofContinue reading “Editors – Part two”

Introducing: Ann Pearce

Introducing another of our members, Ann Pearce who discovered a hoard of beautiful and poignant poetry by her late father. In 2006 my father moved from Essex to Sale in Cheshire in order to be near the family.   Needing constant care he finally agreed to be nearer to us all.  During the packing ofContinue reading “Introducing: Ann Pearce”

Editors – the what, how and why?

http://www.alexmackenzie.uk This week, Alex Mackenzie, a British copyeditor and proofreader living in Asturias, writes part one of an insight into the what, how and why of an Editor’s role. Check back for part two next week. Part one: Can somebody please explain the different degrees of editing?   It is confusing, and there’s a lot ofContinue reading “Editors – the what, how and why?”