A fascinating insight into the work that goes on in between the first draft and the first edition…

MorgEn Bailey - Editor, Comp Columnist/Judge, Tutor & Writing Guru

Welcome to the five hundred and seventieth of my blog interviews with novelists, poets, short story authors, biographers, agents, publishers and more. Today’s is with editor, writer and creative writing consultant Hayley Sherman. A list of interviewees (blogged and scheduled) can be found here. If you like what you read, please do go and investigate further.

Morgen: Hello, Hayley. Please tell us something about yourself, where you’re based, and how you came to be an editor.

HayleyHayley: I have always been the editing go-to girl, ever since I was at school and the other kids were stressing about their English homework. This led to an early career as an English teacher, moonlighting as a freelance writer. It was actually a prolonged period of illness that steered me in the direction of retraining as an editor – something I could do from home. When I recovered I realised that…

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