18 04, 2017

5 Mistakes I Made When I Started My Fiction Editing Business

By | 2017-05-18T20:01:27+00:00 April 18th, 2017|The Business of Editing|4 Comments

Starting your own editing business can be scary. You have no colleagues to turn to for advice, no managers to steer you in the right direction. Instead, you end up feeling your way in the dark. Or at least, that’s how [...]

21 03, 2017

Small Business Chat with Libro Editing

By | 2017-05-18T20:01:34+00:00 March 21st, 2017|The Business of Editing|0 Comments

Small Business Chat is a blog series orchestrated by Liz Dexter over at Libro Editing. Over the years, Liz has interviewed all different kinds of small business owners, and I've been happy to feature in the series since 2013. Every [...]

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. [...]

31 12, 2016

Year in Review and Goals for 2017

By | 2017-05-18T20:01:53+00:00 December 31st, 2016|An Editor's Life, The Business of Editing|5 Comments

At the end of every year, I love spending some time reflecting on the past twelve months and thinking about the year ahead. I think it's one of the best ways we can check-in with ourselves, feel good about the [...]

4 10, 2016

What I Learned at the SfEP Conference 2016 (Part 2)

By | 2017-05-18T20:02:03+00:00 October 4th, 2016|An Editor's Life, The Business of Editing|0 Comments

Every year, the Society for Editors and Proofreaders host a conference. Editorial professionals gather to chat, think and learn. In part one of this post, I outlined what the first full day of the conference had in store for me. [...]