Do you really need a professional?

This page is for anyone who wonders what a professional editor or translator can do for them. Why hire someone to edit your manuscript instead of asking a friend or colleague to take a look or a stab at it? Or as the first article asks, why hire somone in addition to asking a friend or colleague to take a look or a stab at it?

For the most part, the articles below are not written by translators or editors but by commercial authors, academics, researchers, business people. In other words, your friends and colleagues.

Shannon Craigo-Snell, Editing advice for marginalized scholars, Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 18, 2016. Link: https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2016/11/18/recommendations-how-marginalized-academics-can-improve-their-editing-essay

This page is in progress — come back when you can stay longer!

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