Find out how to be a professional editor in this article - and why it's MUCH different than if you want to be a professional writer. If you're serious about becoming an editor, though, you CAN do it! This article gives you some tips for how to get started.
As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, I have clearly always been someone who doesn’t mind writing a research paper or an essay. In fact, I welcomed these assignments when I was still in school. I would pick a 10-page essay over a math test literally any day of the week. I’m a fast writer and I managed to get good grades on my papers even when I admittedly didn’t try very hard.