Book Review: Side Hustle by Chris Guillebeau

(Crown, 2017) by Jessica Trudel Do you find your day job fulfilling? If you answered “no,” Side Hustle is for you. If you answered “yes,” Side Hustle is also for you. That’s what author Chris Guillebeau gets across in the early pages of Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days. “Everyone should have … Continue reading Book Review: Side Hustle by Chris Guillebeau

Book Review: Level Up Your Life by Steve Kamb

(Rodale Books, January 2016) By Jessica Trudel Not all editors are writers, but all editors are readers. The majority of us fell in love with stories when we were little, making friends with the characters on the page. Some of those memorable characters were inside TV shows, movies, and video games, too. Steve Kamb, the … Continue reading Book Review: Level Up Your Life by Steve Kamb

Five steps to successfully editing for a controlling client

By Jessica Trudel To outsiders, editing seems like a very straightforward process: read a document, fix the mistakes, and rinse and repeat. What we editorial insiders know, though, is that no two editing projects are exactly alike. Think about it. Each project you work on involves a new and different client document intended audience purpose … Continue reading Five steps to successfully editing for a controlling client