Coaching Writers: Beyond the Copyedit
Skill level: Advanced
Instructor: Mary-Colleen Jenkins
What happens when an editor realizes the problems with a text go well beyond what can be fixed with a good copyedit? What tools can you rely on when you have to tell a writer that the writing itself has to be improved before it even reaches the copyediting stage? This course will show you how to approach this tricky subject with writers and offer practical suggestions on how to give constructive feedback.