Books and Publishing Discussion: Should Books Include a Credits Page?

I read an article recently that got me thinking about changes to the standards in books and publishing. We're all familiar with the “credits” that run after audio-video productions (TV shows and movies), but what if books had a “credits page” in a similar fashion? Avid Press, says Publishers Lunch, is making a credits page [...]

Proofreading for University Reports: Editor Cortni & Keiser University Vice Chancellor Discuss Academic Writing & Editing

As a writing and editing professional, editor Cortni Merritt is sometimes asked to consult and collaborate on a variety of academic, technical, and business writing projects in addition to her projects with SRD Editing Services as a member of other groups not associated with SRD Editing Services. Recently she was honored by the request to [...]

How to Write a Back Cover Blurb & Online Book Description

Wondering how to write a back cover blurb for your book? Especially if you’re venturing into self-publishing, this can be a sticky and even controversial topic. You are not alone as a self-published writer wondering what makes the best back cover copy for your book. Self-published authors grapple with this every day, working to create [...]

1 Year with EFA: Editor Training on Sensitivity

July 1 is the first anniversary of SRD Editing Services' membership in the Editorial Freelancers Association. In the past year, editor Cortni Merritt has taken some awesome editor training and webinar sessions provided by the EFA, and we wanted to tell you a bit more about what's going on behind-the-scenes and in-front-of-the-screens at SRD Editing [...]

ANNOUNCING: SRD Editing Services Joins the International Association of Professional Writers & Editors

SRD Editing Services is excited to announce our membership in the International Association of Professional Writers & Editors (IAPWE) just in time for summer editing to ramp up for the holiday publishing schedule in 2023! IAPWE is a professional organization that provides resources to writers and editors and functions as a networking and freelance contract […]

ANNOUNCING: SRD Editing Services Joins the Editorial Freelancers Association

The team at SRD Editing Services is delighted to announce our membership in the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) just in time for the new year and our planned growth in 2023. Since 1970 the EFA has provided training, networking, and contract opportunities to freelance editors in all areas of publishing. The association is dedicated to […]