I'm a little bit stressed these days--it's been a busy summer that is just going to get busier. So, here’s my typical work day...
By the time I finished college, I'd already begun selling my short fiction and working as a freelance editor...
Just as the military has a chain of command, newspapers have a hierarchy of editors responsible for various aspects of the operation.
Newspaper editors enjoy writing and are good at it. In fact, many start as newspaper reporters and move up to the editor position.
Magazine editors write articles, commission articles from other writers on subjects the magazine's target audience wants to read about, and edit articles for sense, substance, style and grammatical correctness.
Communication and journalism majors find work in all areas of publication.
Because it comes up frequently in my various editorial forums, I've decided to put all the tips I have for breaking into the editorial profession in one place.