By Rachel E. Newman When I first entered the workforce right out of college, I had no idea how green I was. Experience truly is a valuable thing. It was my first time to work in an office setting, although I’d held various part-time jobs before that. As I grew accustomed to my new surroundings, […]
By Kay Coulter Just starting out as an editor? Are you ready to dive in? The opportunity is there for you, so what’s holding you back? You always made high grades in English in high school or college—so that’s all you need to get started, right? No, you need to get ready. There is a right […]
By Karin Beery Who doesn’t love the idea of working from home? Setting your own hours, no uniform or dress code, no rush hour – the perks are endless, right? Sort of. You can definitely set your own rules, but just because something sounds good doesn’t mean it’s going to help you run a productive […]
By Christi McGuire When I started my freelance business, I didn’t even know I was doing just that—starting a business. I only saw it as doing what I loved—editing—and getting paid for it! After a couple years, I realized that I should be intentional about maintaining and growing my freelance business, and I also realized […]
By Jeanne Marie Leach I’ve been asked by intermediate-level editors what they can do to take their freelance business to the next level. The answer is easy—learn more. Look for opportunities to glean from others in the business. Knowledge adds value to everything you do.
By Kathy Ide In 2004, when God gave me the vision for an organization of Christian editors, my initial response was “What a great idea!” My second response was “But Lord, You know I don’t have time to start one, right?” I had a successful editing business, a family, writers’ conferences to speak at. And […]