Category Archives: freelancing

Book Review: The Business of Being a Writer

If you want to make a living as a writer, I urge to read Jane Friedman’s new book, The Business of Being a Writer (University of Chicago Press, 2018). But be warned: this book is not for everyone. It is for those writers who are willing to compromise – to write “words that sell,” to invest […]
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Why editorial freelancers need a business plan

Being a freelance editor isn’t just about words. It’s also about wages. In Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers: A Guide for New Starters, Louise Harnby leads people with no prior experience in publishing through the steps involved in setting up a business. Harnby is the owner of a proofreading business, an advanced member of the […]
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