6 02, 2019

I Gave Up Social Media for a Month and Here’s What Happened

By | 2019-02-06T17:02:07+00:00 February 6th, 2019|An Editor's Life, The Business of Editing|1 Comment

I’ve written before about my thoughts on social media and also how I use it in relation to my business. Social media – as both a personal and professional tool and its effect on human psychology – is a topic [...]

9 05, 2017

What I’ve Learned About Attending Editing Conferences

By | 2017-09-05T13:20:44+00:00 May 9th, 2017|An Editor's Life|4 Comments

I've just come back from a few days in Edinburgh, where I hung out with one of my best friends (who lives there) and attended the Society for Editors and Proofreader's Mini-Conference 2017. It was the fourth editorial training event [...]

8 02, 2017

How to Enjoy Freelance Freedom Without Being a Digital Nomad

By | 2017-09-05T14:07:34+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 | 2017-09-05T14:11:41+00:00 February 1st, 2017|An Editor's Life|0 Comments

Being a freelance fiction editor isn’t all sunshine and roses (self-assessment tax returns, anyone?) but the benefits of running your own editing business far outweigh the negatives. Officially, I’ve been running my own business for almost five years. (Unofficially a [...]

31 12, 2016

Year in Review and Goals for 2017

By | 2017-09-05T13:36:20+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 [...]