Something people often search for when seeking out an editor are standard editing rates or how much a given editor charges. But you might not always find an answer.
Tag Archives: Freelance Editor
Show, Don’t Tell
A concept that I struggled with for a good long while was “show, don’t tell.” I just never found a good explanation for what that meant, exactly. But then it finally clicked. So I’m hoping that by writing this post, I can help it click for someone else.
Do I Need to Hire a Professional Editor?
It’s common for writers to wonder if they should hire a professional editor for each stage of editing. So… should you?
Types of Editing 2.0
Depending on the editor you ask, where said editor works, and how they edit, you might get slightly different answers around the types of editing. To make things simple, I’m going to look at the four types you’re likely to come across in your editing journey.
Happy New Year! (+ Announcement)
Happy 2023! What better way to kick off the new year than with an exciting adjustment to my offerings.
Getting Sick for the First Time as a Freelancer: What I Learned
Last month, I was sick for the first time as a freelancer. It sucked, but I did learn (and relearn) some things about freelancing that I want to share with you.
The Four C’s of Copy Editing
New copy editors take time learning them; seasoned copy editors keep them in mind with every job. But I think it’s good for writers to know what the four c’s are, too. That way, when you send your project off to a copy editor, you have a good sense of what they’re doing. So what are the four c’s?
Blogging has been a little off-kilter the last couple of weeks, but I promise you’ll get a proper post on Monday. Until then, I’ve got an announcement to share!
What Is Imposter Syndrome and How to Deal with It
Imposter syndrome. Most of us have felt it at one point or another. It’s that nagging feeling that we’re frauds at what we do and that someone is bound to catch us in the lie. But the thing is, there isn’t a lie at all. So how do you cope with the feeling?
What’s an NDA and Do I Need One?
Something I see frequently on platforms like Upwork is a description for an editing gig that says “must be willing to sign an NDA,” or something similar. But do you actually need to consider an NDA for your project?