If I had to describe myself, it would be in a word that has many meanings with a complexity which falls off the tongue.
A word made up of many elements, is deceptive in appearance, and creates an illusion from the imagination.
My word would be Phantasmagoric. ~Summer Ross

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Editing and a new blogfest

The scary part of being an editor isn't reading the book or even suggesting changes. The scary part is...
Helping the author be the best they can be. So far my editing experience has really been a wonderful internship. I enjoy reading other peoples work and being their second pair of eyes, helping with structures and plots and dialogue. Okay I admit it I love editing, for fun or work. Just not always love revising my own stuff. 

With editing in mind, I've added a new blogfest to my blogfest page called Hookers and Hangers that, if you are looking for some feedback, you might consider checking out.

Finish this sentence...
Today is the day I  ___________


Cherie Reich said...

That's definitely the scary part about editing.

Today is the day I finish editing two more stories in Women of Foxwick. :)

LTM said...

let it go.

I guess. LOL! Yes, editing is such a fun thing. I know back when I started doing it (in the Stone Age), I wondered what made me qualified to tell an author what to do? Now that I'm a write,r I know how valuable that fresh pair of eyes is!

Best to you, Summer! :o) <3

Roland D. Yeomans said...

Today is the day I learn to duck!

I am so happy that you find enjoyment in your new editing position, Summer. May all the surprises this mid-week be pleasant ones!

Erin Kane Spock said...

I hadn't considered how editing could be a fun process when you aren't emotionally invested in the work. It might even give one feelings of god-like power (insert evil laugh here).

Today is the day I do not play Bejeweled on Facebook and actually write.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Saw the blogfest today on Falling for Fiction.
Just critiquing my partner's work is difficult. I can only imagine editing!

Sylvia van Bruggen said...

Today is the day I outline a new e-book :)

So wonderful you like your job. I can't imagine what it is like to edit. I have a hard enough time editing for my CP

Old Kitty said...

Glad you are enjoying your editing internship!! Sounds amazing!!

Today is the day I savour my well earned chocolate eclair!

Take care

Jenny Morris said...

Thanks for the blogfest shout out!!

Today is they I wait for my collab partner to finish with her edits so I can jump into mine.

Pk Hrezo said...

I take a break! lol

Sounds like a great blogfest! :)

VikLit said...

Sounds like a great blogfest.

Am newly blogging and seeking cool people to connect with so going to follow you ;)

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