Managing the Author-Editor Relationship: Guest Post by Laura Walker

An interesting insight into editors. 🙂

Nicholas C. Rossis

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksI have been working with Lorelei Logsdon, my editor, for two years now. When I first sent her my manuscript, I was worried what her reaction might be. Thankfully, we hit it off right away, and I now know first-hand the importance of finding an editor who both understands your vision and helps realize it

This is a guest post by (the lovely) Laura Walker, one of Reedsy’s content creators, that examines the relationship between author and editor. Interestingly enough, it provides us with the editor’s point of view.

Reedsy is a digital publishing startup that aims to connect authors with professionals like editors, designers etc.

How new authors can manage the author-editor relationship

A writer’s manuscript is like an appendage of their soul. The heart and labor that goes into creating a novel from fragments of the mind and personal experiences is astounding and incredibly hard work. That’s why it’s…

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About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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7 Responses to Managing the Author-Editor Relationship: Guest Post by Laura Walker

  1. Many thanks for sharing! Funny story: For an image, I was trying to find a Dilbert comic strip, where Dogbert has turned to publishing. Not for the money, just because he loves telling people how much the suck. He sends a rejection letter that read something like, “Dear Author, I’d send you back your book, but it was so bad that I’ve burned it. I’ve also burned down the post office and anything the book has come in contact with.”

    Sadly, I couldn’t find it anywhere 😦


  2. lynettedavis says:

    Not good.


  3. lynettedavis says:

    Great post!


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