Resources for Editors

Resources for Editors


The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed.
The Copyeditor’s Handbook: A Guide to Book Publishing and Corporate Communication, by Amy Einsohn
Creative, Inc.: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business, by Joy Deangdeelert Cho and Meg Mateo Ilasco
Developmental Editing: A Handbook for Freelancers, Authors, and Publishers, by Scott Norton
An Editor’s Guide to Working with Authors, by Barbara Sjoholm
Freelancing 101: Launching Your Editorial Business, by Ruth E. Thaler-Carter
Freelancing as a Business: 7 Steps to Take Before Launch Day, by Katherine Pickett
How to Become a Freelance Editor: Start a New Career in Less than a Year, by Dustin Schwanger
Perfect Bound: How to Navigate the Book Publishing Process Like a Pro, by Katherine Pickett
The Sense of Style, by Steven Pinker
The Subversive Copyeditor: Advice from Chicago, by Carol Fisher Saller

Websites and Blogs

An American Editor (
Jane Friedman: Writing, Reading, and Publishing in the Digital Age (
Mediabistro (
Lynda (
Publishing Perspectives (
Publishers Weekly (
Publishers Marketplace (


ACES: The Society for Editors (
Bay Area Editors’ Forum (
Editorial Freelancers Association (
Editors’ Association of Canada (
Northwest Independent Editors Guild (
Small Business Administration (
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