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The Editor’s Manual


The Editor’s Manual is geared to writers and teachers who envision adding editing manuscripts to their professional mix of services. The Editor’s Manual provides a quick start up to profitability and satisfaction.



The Editor’s Manual: Editing Prose as a Professional

With The Editor’s Manual, you will develop the skills you need to be effective and profitable as you edit memoirs and other manuscripts. Written by Denis Ledoux, The Editor’s Manual contains practical advice as well as a thought-provoking analysis of the editor’s role. This knowledge was honed over years of working with so many hundreds of manuscripts it’s impossible to tally precisely.

Everything is covered in this concise manual: from using Track Changes to best billing practices, from on-boarding writers to handling energy-draining clients.

You’ll find information on negotiating the business side of editing, organizational tips for your office, samples of edited manuscripts, and tips on assessing client working styles and needs.

The Editor’s Manual is full of easy-to-replicate templates and handouts you can adapt for your own business. Whether you’ve never corrected a typo before or are a veteran at massaging third drafts, you’ll find something here to expand your skills and lead you to greater profitability.

The Editor’s Manual is a unique resource for writers and teachers who envision maximizing the income potential of their considerable skills and talents. This manual makes it easy to add professional editing to a mix of services. With The Editor’s Manual you can do a quick start up.

Procuring The Editor’s Manual: Editing Prose as a Professional is a no brainer.

For two half-hour consultations with Denis Ledoux to jumpstart your editing income, add $80.00.

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Editor’s Manual, Editor’s Manual + Two 30-minute Consultations

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