Editing Multi-contributor Collections

Tweet this post.When editing writing compiled from dozens of people, an editor needs to play the role of choir conductor, bringing the voices together for a consistent sound. Dimitra Chronopoulos gives us some tips in my Canadian, Eh? column at Copyediting.com today.

Why don’t I call them writers or authors? Because that doesn’t seem a fitting title for those sending in their own bios or submitting eight-sentence recollections. These are contributors and not more.
Link to my Canadian, Eh? column on Copyediting.com

 photo of interview subject Dimitra Chronopoulos

 

 

Photo of Dimitra by Ali Martell, used with permission.

Photo of choir by Stefan Karpiniec used under CC BY-2.0 license.

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