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As An… Editor: Jay Arscott

This week Write On! interviews editor Jay Arscott. A professional freelance editor since February 2018, Jay credits his background, and aphantasia for his eagle-eyed talent; spotting errors others simply don’t see. His work, and his affiliation with The Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading are incredibly important to him but ...

As an… Editor: Vicky Brewster

In this week’s ‘As a/n…’ interview we talk to Vicky Brewster about her background and learn about her role as an editor.   Vicky is a freelance editor living in South Wales. She works mostly on SFFH (science fiction, fantasy and horror) and other genre fiction, directly for authors and small presses. Her ...

Why Authors Need Editors

by Kim Kimber You’ve finished writing your book. You may well have spent months, years even, slogging away but finally your first draft is complete. I say ‘first draft’ because that’s exactly what it should be. Writing is only part of the process, the next, and most important, stage is editing and this is where ...