Document Type

Paper

Publication Date

5-15-2018

Subjects

Publishers and publishing, Book industries and trade, Developmental editing, Electronic publishing

Abstract

This research paper looks at how developmental editing techniques and analytical processes can be applied to emerging forms of storytelling. By examining a sampling of projects that expand narrative beyond traditional approaches, and talking to people involved with those projects, this paper examines how developmental editing can be used in these new forms; the skills that editors might want to add to their toolkit; and the impact that developmental editors might be able to have on projects and on new storytelling forms themselves. The paper is meant as a roadmap for next steps for what editors might want to learn next.

Description

Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree: Master of Science in Writing with a specialization in Book Publishing

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/26297

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