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October 21, 2021 Resources

How to build a waiting list

Some editors have waiting lists full of projects. How do they get the deadlines to move? For some, they have “clients” who prefer them. Secondly, they ask.


September 28, 2021 Resources

Vetting clients: 10 red-flag phrases

​No matter how a prospective client finds you it’s your responsibility to make sure you’re a good match.


August 27, 2021 Editing Skills

Getting paid by the project

When a client pays a fixed price for a project, rather than an hourly rate, it’s important for freelance editors to use their time wisely.


August 18, 2021 Interview with an Editor

Interview with an editor: Suzanne Arnold

Get to know an editor!


August 11, 2021 Interview with an Editor

Interview with an editor: Dr. Otito Iwuchukwu

Get to know an editor!


July 28, 2021 Interview with an Editor

Interview with an editor: Dr. Charita Ray-Blakely

Get to know an editor!


July 21, 2021 Interview with an Editor

Interview with an editor: Kristy Gilbert

Get to know an editor!


July 7, 2021 Interview with an Editor

Interview with an editor: Laura Sheach

Get to know an editor!


July 6, 2021 Resources

How to succeed as a freelance copyeditor without having the faintest idea what you’re doing

In all seriousness, there are as many legitimate paths to a good grounding in the fundamentals.


June 30, 2021 Interview with an Editor

Interview with an editor: Roberta Basarbolieva-Stanisic

Get to know an editor!