Nonfiction Editing 101, Christi McGuire, 2016




One audio recording from PENCON 2016

Nonfiction Editing 101
Christi McGuire


If you are just starting out as a nonfiction freelance editor, you may be wondering exactly what goes into editing a manuscript. Christi McGuire will go through the basics of nonfiction editing, from beginning to end, including:

  • How to format a manuscript
  • How to edit nonfiction content
  • How to look for special elements of nonfiction
  • How to differentiate between nonfiction genres
  • How to avoid the top ten writing mistakes in nonfiction

Attendees will go step-by-step through an actual nonfiction manuscript together to learn these basics of nonfiction editing.