In the book publishing industry, fact-checking should happen before the book is made available to readers. This means that from the early editorial stages, editors should be working on fact-checking, but this isn’t quite an industry standard yet. As time goes on, the need for fact-checking in editing is becoming clearer and clearer. So how do you even begin?
I was writing a Backlist to the Future post for this week (which is forthcoming, I promise), but because of all the reporting on the horrific events in Cleveland and the rescue of the women who spent a decade imprisoned by their kidnapper, this issue is on my mind, so I think now is a […]