Interview with an editor: Emily Bowles

Interview with an editor: Emily Bowles

June 23, 2021 By Emily Bowles Interview with an Editor

Editor: Emily Bowles
Number of years in editing: I’ve been a full-time, freelance editor since October 2018, so about two and a half years as of this writing. Prior to that, editing was a significant part of most of my jobs, so I’ve been active as an editor to some degree since 1991. Perhaps the more honest answer is that I have been editing since about third grade, when I (mentally) corrected other kids every time they wrote “alot.”

Tell us a little about yourself, including how you got started as an editor?

What is your area of focus and why did you select this niche?

Walk us through a typical workday. How do you manage your time?

What is your favorite thing about being an editor?

What is your biggest challenge and how do you work through this?

What are you currently working on?

What advice do you have for someone who is just starting their career as an editor?

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