About Sophie Playle

Sophie is the Director of Liminal Pages, where she offers editorial services to authors and training to fiction editors. She's a Professional Member of the Society of Editors and Proofreaders and trained with The Publishing Training Centre. Back in the day, she worked at the largest publishing company in the world before galavanting off to do an MA in creative writing at Royal Holloway, University of London (to add to her BA in English literature with creative writing from UEA). She would like to live on a steampunk airship.
14 03, 2017

How Many Hours a Day Does an Editor Work?

By | 2017-05-18T20:01:36+00:00 March 14th, 2017|The Business of Editing|0 Comments

Have you ever asked yourself how many hours a day you should spend editing? You might wonder how your productivity stacks up against other editors. Hey, it’s natural to be curious about how we compare to other editorial business professionals. [...]

9 03, 2017

Exploring Speculative Fiction Sub-Genres: Cyberpunk

By | 2017-03-01T16:51:25+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Novel Writing|0 Comments

SERIES INTRO: As a speculative fiction writer, you need to know your genres. Why? Knowing your genres makes it easier to find your readers. Even if you’re not excited by the thought of marketing your book, knowing your readers helps you [...]

8 02, 2017

How to Enjoy Freelance Freedom Without Being a Digital Nomad

By | 2017-05-18T20:01:44+00:00 February 8th, 2017|An Editor's Life|1 Comment

Because I run my own business from my laptop, I can take my work with me wherever I go. It’s one of the reasons I love running a freelance fiction editing business. I’m currently spending a month in Madeira. Right [...]

1 02, 2017

5 Things I Love About Being a Freelance Fiction Editor

By | 2017-05-18T20:01:47+00:00 February 1st, 2017|An Editor's Life|0 Comments

Need to rest your eyes after a day of writing or editing? Listen to me read this post aloud (Essex accent included): • • • Being a freelance fiction editor isn’t all sunshine and roses (self-assessment tax returns, [...]