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Genre Specialization: The Key to Editorial Excellence

  • Bella Aquila Ristorante 775 Rivershore Lane Eagle, Idaho 83616 (map)

We've all heard the maxim "A jack of all trades is master of none," yet editors and writers often ignore it by choosing broad labels and taking any project that comes our way. On November 14th, I'll make the argument that specialization is the only way to achieve professional excellence and quantifiable results and help you define your ideal client and market niche.


The handout is great and a good resource for later—excellent talk. You’re my role model. I want to be as informed and professional as you are.
— CS Kjar
Cristen Iris is an excellent speaker who is known for her editing skill and professionalism. She clearly expresses relevant material that I can immediately apply in my business. I appreciate Cristen’s ability to readily handle questions and offer well-researched methods and ideas.
— Kim Foster, freelance book editor
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