13 06, 2017

How to Deal with Clients Who Won’t Pay What Your Service is Worth

By | 2017-09-05T12:34:51+00:00 June 13th, 2017|The Business of Editing|3 Comments

I'm sure you've been in this situation before. You're in conversation with a potential client, but when you start talking about fees it quickly becomes apparent that they don't want to pay (or they don't have the budget for) what your service is worth. Where [...]

1 06, 2017

Editors on Twitter: You’re Doing It Wrong!

By | 2017-09-05T13:20:18+00:00 June 1st, 2017|The Business of Editing|0 Comments

Over the past few days, I've been searching for more editors to connect with on Twitter. And I've been pretty shocked at what I've seen. If you're an editorial professional who uses (or would like to use) Twitter, let me share [...]

18 04, 2017

5 Mistakes I Made When I Started My Fiction Editing Business

By | 2017-09-05T14:01:39+00:00 April 18th, 2017|The Business of Editing|9 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 | 2017-09-05T13:26:20+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 | 2017-09-05T14:04:40+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. [...]

24 01, 2017

How Much Training Does a Fiction Editor Need?

By | 2017-11-30T10:01:30+00:00 January 24th, 2017|The Business of Editing|0 Comments

The purpose of training is twofold: to make sure your skills are up to scratch and to demonstrate to potential clients that you know your stuff. This is a controversial statement, but I believe the amount of training a fiction [...]