Interview 30: Renee Clark

Recent graduateMajor: Business AdministrationLocation: Florida What interests you about copyediting?One of the things that interests me about copyediting is the challenge of learning something new. About a year ago, I was itching to change careers and find something that was more fulfilling. While I was skimming possible courses to take — and different job boardsContinue reading “Interview 30: Renee Clark”

Interview 28: Breanna Henry

Student: Loyola University New OrleansDouble major: Mass communication and English writingLocation: Louisiana What interests you about copyediting?I really enjoy reading other people’s work and editing it to make it better than it was before. I also like the idea of working with a fiction author on their masterpiece and helping it to be the bestContinue reading “Interview 28: Breanna Henry”

Interview 25: Jyotirmoy Chaudhuri

Years editing: 20 yearsJob title: Self-employed book editor (indie fiction and narrative nonfiction, such as travel and memoir)Job description:Location: Camp (COVID-era): Durgapur, West Bengal, India; residence: New Delhi, India EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?I have been working solo on books as an editor for five years now. Almost all the work hasContinue reading “Interview 25: Jyotirmoy Chaudhuri”

Interview 17: Tia Ross

Years editing: 35Job title: Freelancer, business ownerJob description: Consultant, project manager, copyeditor (content, legal, technical), proofreader, writer, writing coach, and editor mentorLocation: Texas EXPERIENCE What copyediting training have you had, and what positions have you held?I was an insatiable reader as a child and teenager, and I remember studying the structure of books I read,Continue reading “Interview 17: Tia Ross”

Interview 8: Crystal Shelley

Years editing: 3 years Job title: Freelance editor Job description: Edit tech blog posts written by developers and engineers / provide line editing, copyediting, proofreading, and sensitivity reading for fiction authors Location: Utah EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?I’ve been editing full time since 2019. Before that, I worked as a licensed clinicalContinue reading “Interview 8: Crystal Shelley”