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FICTION AND NONFICTION COPYEDITORS WANTED! | LONG-TERM WORK | HIRING NOW

HotGhostWriter Ltd. Published: November 3, 2019
Location
Remote from Anywhere
Work can be done remotely
Job Type
Company Type
Large Organization

Description

Are you a fiction copyeditor or nonfiction copyeditor? If yes and you’re looking for an exciting new long-term gig that will earn you good money, we may have a position for you!

JOB OVERVIEW

We’re seeking to hire exceptional editors for either of the 2 roles:

  1. Fiction copyeditors.
  2. Nonfiction copyeditors. 

Whichever role best describes your skills and experience, we’d love to consider for a long-term position!

You’ll be taking the books produced by our remote writing team and be responsible for delivering error-free, well-written pieces.

Before we touch on the specific requirements for each position, here are what you must meet regardless of the role you wish to apply for:

  • You are precise, detail-oriented and skilled in grammar and word usage.
  • You are a native English speaker.
  • You have editing experience.
  • You use style guides when editing.
  • You have open availability and can be reached throughout the day.
  • You can work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment

Now, find out more about your specific role below:

FICTION COPYEDITORS

We’re seeking exceptional fiction copyeditors, especially if you’re experienced with editing romance writing, for a copyediting/line-editing hybrid position.

Our rate is $5 per 1,000 words. Projects range from 20K to 150K words each. So, you can make good money on a single project, and with our workflow, we can keep your pipeline full of exciting projects. Once hired, you are not required to apply for or bid on jobs. Based on your capacity, jobs come to you!

Fiction Copyeditor tasks

Here’s an overview when editing books with our company:

  • Ensuring characteristics of people, plot, objects, and the timeline are consistent. 
  • Removing overused words.
  • Tightening the language used. Ensure it’s clear and fluid.
  • Tightening transitions and scenes. Ensuring it all makes sense and reads well.
  • Improving tone and phrasing.
  • Improving the rhythm and pacing.
  • Lookout for narrative digressions.
  • Tackling errors: grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, syntax, font usage, numerals, hyphenation.
  • Writing craft: paragraph structure and sentence structure.
  • Voice and style.
  • Overall, delivering a piece that is error-free, reads well, is consistent, cohesive, and complete.

You’ll be working one-on-one with writers, interacting with clients, and be a key player in each project!

NONFICTION COPYEDITORS

We’re seeking exceptional nonfiction copyeditors for a copyediting/line-editing hybrid position. Responsibilities include ensuring that our books read well, are well-polished, error-free, accurate, consistent, cohesive, and complete. 

Our rate is $5 per 1,000 words. Projects range from 10K to 50K words each (average projects are 30,000 words). So, you can make good money on a single project, and with our workflow, we can keep your pipeline full of exciting projects. Once hired, you are not required to apply for or bid on jobs. Based on your capacity, jobs come to you!

Nonfiction Copyeditor tasks

Here’s an overview of editing books with our company:

  • Checking for accuracy and usefulness of information (value offered to the reader).
  • Correcting errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, syntax, font usage, numerals, and hyphenation.
  • Rhythm, readability, and pacing.
  • Writing craft: paragraph structure, sentence flow, tense, word choice, and language technique.
  • Voice and style.
  • Editing for consistency.
  • Overall, delivering a piece that is error-free, reads well, is consistent, cohesive, and complete

You’ll be working one-on-one with writers, interacting with clients, and be a key player in each project!

THE COMPANY

We’re a large and growing ghostwriting company that produces the highest quality books in our market. Some of our clients have reached national bestseller lists (USA Today) while others run large publishing businesses.

Our brand is synonymous with the highest quality writing and an exceptional customer experience. Our client reviews are a testament to our values. We strive to deliver an even greater service by expanding our excellent team with people motivated to help make that happen. Our enjoyable work environment ensures dedication to keep writers’ and editors’ calendars full of exciting projects; therefore, providing them a steady income.

Join our collective effort to make sure every client receives an outstanding experience from start to finish. Overachievers are welcome. They are part of the reason our company has continued to grow.

HOW TO APPLY

If you would like to be considered for a position with us, please apply by completing the correct application form below. This will consist of a number of questions, as well as an area for you to upload the editing test provided which you must complete. 

 We will review your application and get back to you within 14 days.

Best of luck!

HotGhostWriter Recruitment Department

Hotghostwriter.com

P.S. Have questions?

Contact us: [email protected]

Fiction Copyeditor Application Form: https://airtable.com/shrxHJHfvLjl93jnt 

Nonfiction Copyeditor Application Form: https://airtable.com/shrGEJryl7HZq5sCC

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