Starting Your Career as a Freelance Editor: A Guide to Working with Authors, Books, Newsletters, Magazines, Websites, and More

Starting Your Career as a Freelance Editor A Guide to Working with Authors Books Newsletters Magazines Websites and More If you ve ever considered editing as a career this book will help you on your new path You ll learn about the requirements in various fields how to get started the step by step facets of setting up

  • Title: Starting Your Career as a Freelance Editor: A Guide to Working with Authors, Books, Newsletters, Magazines, Websites, and More
  • Author: Mary Embree
  • ISBN: 9781581158908
  • Page: 135
  • Format: Paperback
  • If you ve ever considered editing as a career, this book will help you on your new path You ll learn about the requirements in various fields, how to get started, the step by step facets of setting up and conducting your editing services, working with writers and publishers, promoting yourself and your expertise, and determining what to charge In addition to books thereIf you ve ever considered editing as a career, this book will help you on your new path You ll learn about the requirements in various fields, how to get started, the step by step facets of setting up and conducting your editing services, working with writers and publishers, promoting yourself and your expertise, and determining what to charge In addition to books there are articles, dissertations, brochures, reports, abstracts, editorials, reviews, ad copy, and much .There is to making a living as a freelance editor than correct English usage, sentence structure, and grammatical construction Here, you ll learn what you need to know to decide on a specialty and how to manage the business side of your career.

    One thought on “Starting Your Career as a Freelance Editor: A Guide to Working with Authors, Books, Newsletters, Magazines, Websites, and More”

    1. This book was an investment since I pretend I have a business doing this. I should have read it ages ago, but since that didn't happen when it should have, at least I read it now.The book is well-structured and full of really good advice, everything from how to attract clients to how to make sure you do a good job. She even recommends books by other people, which isn't something you find often in books like this since most people seem to think you should only need their book. So that was refresh [...]

    2. Highly informative and well-laid out. Mary Embree takes much of the confusion out of the freelance editing world and gives a highly detailed description of the types of jobs out there and what types of editors handle these jobs. She also deals with tax issues and laws associated with this line of work, and gives a list of valuable resources to find more information on certain topics, as well as resources for ready-to-print contracts. Definitely a must-read for anyone who wants to enter the world [...]

    3. The title is misleading. It really should be something along the lines of "Succeeding as a Freelance Editor." It had helpful tips and information for people who are already in the craft, but there wasn't too much I didn't already know. Although the section on networking and marketing my skills was a good reminder.

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