Editor for Life: John Sweet, Freelance Editor

Interview conducted by Adrineh Der-Boghossian. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: John Sweet, Freelance Editor

Editor for Life: Marie-Lynn Hammond, Freelance Editor and Proofreader

Interview conducted by Adrineh Der-Boghossian. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Marie-Lynn Hammond, Freelance Editor and Proofreader

Manage your stress: Tips for freelancers

By Emily Chau Most people are more stressed than they’d wish, and work is often the reason. If you’re working as a freelance editor, you’re probably also feeling the pressure of running your own business 24/7. A small amount of stress is healthy if it keeps you focused and challenged, but a large amount can … Continue reading Manage your stress: Tips for freelancers

The moving target of indie publishing: What every editor (and writer) needs to know

By Nina Munteanu I’m a writer and an editor. I’ve written and published novels, short stories, and non-fiction books with traditional publishing houses and indie publishers. I’ve also self-published. As editor, I serve as the in-house copy editor for a publishing house in the United States and have acted as acquisition editor for several anthologies … Continue reading The moving target of indie publishing: What every editor (and writer) needs to know

Editor for Life: Catherine Dorton, freelance editor

Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the W5: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Catherine Dorton, freelance editor

Freelance fashion: What should I wear?

By Whitney Matusiak I haven’t always worked freelance. I spent eight years in an office where the dress code was business casual, which loosely translated to dressing well, but not trendily, not comfortably, and certainly not better than my clients or boss. One year ago, I started working freelance, and I went from itchy-waist dress … Continue reading Freelance fashion: What should I wear?