Tag Archives: editing

The Art of Feedback and Disagreeing with Neil Gaiman


Posted by Grace Safford on October 11, 2017

There are two things writers arguably love just as much as writing: talking about writing and looking for writing advice from famous authors. My roommate and I are both Professional Writing majors, and we just bought copies of Stephen King’s On Writing, fully intending to read the book from cover to cover.   Of course,

Are Sensitivity Readers Valuable to the Publishing Process?


Posted by Charlotte Williams on August 30, 2017

Have you ever heard of sensitivity readers? I hadn’t until a few months ago when I was stumbling around on the internet and came across a few articles discussing their relevancy. Sensitivity readers are what they sound like: people who are paid to read a novel and flag content that is offensive or inaccurately portrays

So You Want To Be A Copyeditor… Or Developmental Editor… Or Proofreader?


Posted by Elise Price on April 19, 2017

When I first began editing, I used the word as a blanket term for pretty much anything I did. Corrected some spelling? Editing. Reworded a sentence that didn’t contain parallel structure? Editing. Commented to the author that I’d like to see more of a minor character who I thought could be important later on? Editing.

What Every Freelancer Needs to Know: The Technical Stuff


Posted by Jessica Demarest on March 29, 2017

New to the freelancing world? Been here for a little while but still don’t really know what you’re doing? You’re not alone. Freelancing is a tricky business, especially if you’re new to the game. From invoices to contracts to scheduling to taxes—it can be a doozy. Your friends at CCPI know that, and quite a

The Beauty of Being an Editor-in-Chief


Posted by Dominic Rizzo on November 30, 2016

So what’s it like being the Editor-in-Chief of a twenty-year running literary magazine? Well, I’ll say it has its ups and downs. My name is Dominic, and I am the Editor-in-Chief of Willard & Maple, the literary magazine at Champlain College, where I am also a senior in the Professional Writing program.   I won’t lie: During any