Fiction Copy Editors and Fiction Proofreaders

February 19th, 2013

www.Book-Editing.com needs  FICTION specialists(mainstream and genre) who can perform ALL of the following services:

— developmental editing
— copyediting / line editing
— proofreading
— fact checking

Editors work directly with clients and remain freelance/independent contractors.

Review their website at www.book-editing.com for requirements before applying.

Qualified applicants will be sent several short editing and writing tests.
Basic requirements:

  1. Freelance experience. You must be professional yet personable when contacted via e-mail and/or phone.
  2. You must be 100% freelance (no day job). No exceptions.
  3. 5+ years of editing experience and a track record of published fiction (not self-published) that you have edited.
  4. Ability to use Microsoft Word’s tracking and comment features. Your version of Word must be 2002 or later (a 2007 converter is required).
  5. Ability to send and receive file attachments.
  6. Extreme attention to detail (including copyediting, proofreading, fact checking).
  7. Ability to check e-mail several times each day (including once per day on weekends).
  8. Consistent availability (This is a high-volume network. Do not apply if you tend to stay busy and are only looking for “fill in” work.)
  9. Dependable Internet connectivity (primary/secondary).
  10. USA-based.
  11. Dependability (meeting all deadlines)
  12. English must be your first language.

Visit their site here for more detail and to apply.

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