During this damp spring spent in fiction and nonfiction reviews and editing tasks, I repeatedly provided writers and reviewers with guidelines for how to review a manuscript. The tasks of a beta review for fiction or a peer reviewer for technical communications are different from an editor’s work.
Lions and Tigers etc. offers tips for 3 basic kinds of peer reviews in technical communications:
- Peer review as quality check
- Skill building through peer critique
- Mandated reviews as editorial replacement
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