An exclusive Publishing Webinar

Your Copy Editor is Not Your Proofreader: Understanding Editor Roles & How to Hire the Right One

Hosted by
Angela James
June 4th
18:00 EDT

Here is What You'll Learn

Demystify the Editing Process

The editing process is one that can feel mysterious and complicated to those who don’t have a lot of experience with it (and even to those who do). 

Learn What the Different Editorial Roles Entail

In this workshop, Angela James will explain why your copy editor is not your proofreader and take you through the different stages of editing, the different types of editors, and why each can play an important role in the development of your book. 

Access the webinar via recording!

Webinar will be recorded and registrants will have access to the recording for 7 days after the webinar.

How to Find the Right Editor for You

She’ll give tips and tricks on finding the best editor, questions to ask before hiring your own.

Manage Your Expectations--And Those of the Editors You Hire.

Suggestions for what to expect when working with an editor, whether one you’ve hired or the one who acquired your book at a publisher


About Angela James

Angela James, Editorial Director of Carina Press, an adult genre fiction imprint of Harlequin, is both an avid reader of digital books and a veteran of and advocate for the digital publishing industry. She has enjoyed over fifteen years of experience in her field, including successfully launching, building and serving as editorial lead for two digital-first presses: Samhain Publishing and, since 2009, Harlequin’s Carina Press.

She has edited bestselling authors such as Alexa Riley, Shannon Stacey, Jaci Burton, Lauren Dane, Ilona Andrews, Lilith Saintcrow, Shelly Laurenston and more. She was profiled in Fast Company magazine as a digital pioneer in the romance publishing industry, has been named New York Romance Writers of America’s 2013 Golden Apple Editor of the Year,

and is the creator of Before You Hit Send, the popular online self-editing and writing workshop for authors.

You can find Angela on Twitter at @angelajames or visit her website

June 4th
18:00 EDT
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