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  1. Adrienne Owens

    Adrienne Owens New Member

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    So I love reading and on this free book site called wattpad you can write and/or edit books or just read whatever you want. So I was bored one night and quickly became tired of seeing mistakes in peoples books so I offered to edit them. Once I started doing it I was hooked. I love doing it, it gives me an adrenaline rush... Yeah it probably sounds weird but it does I just love the whole process.

    Anyways I was wondering:

    How do I become an editor?
    What do I need a degree in?
    What type of works can I edit and what is the difference?
    What should I practice now if anything?

    I was thinking about going to NYU because I heard they have a good program for becoming an editor and I poked around their website last night. My friend first told me that they had a good program and that is what got me interested and also I have always wanted to go to college in NY.
     
  2. arubin

    arubin Editall/Catmv

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    I'm afraid you've selected the wrong site for your question. This site is about the former dmoz.com and potential successors.
     
  3. Elper

    Elper Admin RZ Admin

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    Though editing in an Internet Directory (which is what DMOZ was) or a similar site can be good practice... ;)
     
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