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Sally-Anne Watson Kane’s professional development in writing and editing

Professional development: writing and editing non-fiction, memoir, family histories, poetry, fiction Sally-Anne Watson Kane is a: professional member of Institute of Professional Editors (IPE...

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Structural or developmental editing – what is it?

Once a manuscript has been written and self-edited by the writer to the stage where they feel they can't improve it any more themselves, it needs to be edited by a professional editor. Structura...

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Editing: how to make your book more accessible to people with reading difficulties

This article is about editing and producing publications in a way that makes them more accessible to people who have reading difficulties caused by dyslexia, limited literacy, or other conditions o...

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Comparing editors’ quotes when managing a project

Depending on the size of your project, and whether you are working for yourself or an employer, you may choose to: obtain a quote from only one editor, or request a quote from two or three...

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FAQs for writers – beta reading, manuscript assessment, structural or developmental editing

FAQs about beta reading, manuscript assessment, and structural or developmental editing 1. At what stage should I look at having my manuscript beta read, appraised or edited? Prior to requesting ...

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The On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading team

On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading (OTTEP) is owned and operated by Sally-Anne Watson Kane assisted by a small team of contractors who are highly experienced typists, writers, scribes, editor...

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Choosing the best editor for your project

When choosing an editor for your project you need to make sure the editor is professional, has the right experience, is recommended by referees, understands the exact task, provides you with a writ...

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The editing stages of producing a book, report or other document

If you have written a document that you intend to publish or circulate in the public arena, it needs to be presented so those readers will read and understand it. Whether your document is a repo...

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