Now that your freelance editing business is ready to take off, it’s time to learn the ins and outs of securing your very first client.
Of which, or whose? Here’s what history has to say about the grammatical correctness of these commonly used phrases.
Hearing from a potential client is exciting, but sometimes you need more details. Here’s what you need to know about responding to cold-calls.
Negotiating is important, even for copyeditors. Learn how to guide your author or supervisor to get the answer you desire from your queries.
Cold-call editing pitches are nothing new. Sometimes, however, they can be cleverly disguised scams. How can you tell the two apart?
Editors don’t work out of the goodness of their hearts. Few people in this world do. We work to earn money, not as volunteers.
It’s tempting to think that hiring an editor means your manuscript will be completely free of errors. But no editing job is perfect.
As practitioners, copyeditors know why editing is important. But those who would hire us sometimes need convincing.
Editing tests are fairly common in the industry. But can you tell when one is a scam?
There’s an unspoken agreement when you take an editing test. Are you following through?