I provide three rounds of editing. Along with grammar and punctuation I look at the structure of the manuscript. That includes looking at the individual poem and the flow of the whole collection. By structure I mean looking at where the line breaks and punctuation should be placed. If the poems don’t have a strong impact I’ll suggest rearranging lines and stanzas. I also ask specific questions for the whole to show emotion and tell the whole story. Lastly, I brainstorm creative titles.
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Editor with over 10 years' experience working with first-time and established authors in historical fiction, women's fiction, and memoir
Editor at a world-renowned University Press. Experienced working with agents and comfortable editing across a wide variety of genres.