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Sign on the Dotted Line: The Editing Contract

Signing a contract can be intimidating. What am I getting into here? What might be lurking in the fine print? When it comes to the author–editor relationship, contracts can reassure authors that they’ve chosen the right editor that the editor will provide the services they want that the pay and delivery schedule will meet their […]

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Shh! What Do Editors Mean by ‘Silent’ Changes?

With Word’s Track Changes turned on, every insertion or deletion an editor makes is visible to the author. Silent changes happen when the editor switches Track Changes off so that the author can’t see what’s been changed. Sounds sneaky, doesn’t it? Almost nefarious. It’s easy to imagine authors bristling at the notion. But there’s a […]

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