on The Write Life:
Despite some similarities, writing and editing are not the same job.
Yet editing is often a natural progression for writers within an organization, and it’s a way for freelancers to broaden their work prospects.
In this post, I’ll share everything I know about how to become an editor, based on my experience transitioning from writer to editor, in both freelancer and staff roles.
We’ll cover what an editor does, whether you can be an editor and a writer, types of editors, how much money editors make, and where to look for editing jobs.