28 10, 2016

How Being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) Affects My Creativity and Mood

By | 2017-09-05T13:37:37+00:00 October 28th, 2016|An Editor's Life|4 Comments

I recently wrote about suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). I believe talking about mental illness is a good thing. It helps lower the stigma around it by debunking myths. It helps people suffering feel less alone. And it allows us to [...]

4 10, 2016

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

By | 2017-09-05T13:39:23+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. [...]

26 09, 2016

What I Learned at the SfEP Conference 2016 (Part 1)

By | 2017-09-05T13:39:30+00:00 September 26th, 2016|An Editor's Life, The Business of Editing|0 Comments

Every year, the Society for Editors and Proofreaders invites its members to gather for a long weekend of chatting, drinking, eating, workshops and seminars. I attended my first SfEP conference two years ago, knowing only a single person. This year, [...]

13 01, 2016

How I Travelled Through Europe Running My Business From a Laptop

By | 2017-09-05T15:40:09+00:00 January 13th, 2016|An Editor's Life|6 Comments

I've recently returned to the UK after travelling around Europe for nine months while still running my business, working from my laptop. This time last year, I was gearing up to go – researching and buying what I'd need to [...]

26 09, 2014

5 Things Writers Can Learn from a Room Full of Editors

By | 2017-09-05T13:48:07+00:00 September 26th, 2014|An Editor's Life, The Business of Editing|0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I attended The Society for Editors and Proofreaders’ 25th Annual Conference. I’ve never seen so many editors in one place! (And I’ve worked in publishing.) It was a great experience, and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting [...]