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Ideas for a copyeditor returning to the biz?

I'm returning to freelance copyediting after 10 years on the writing side of nonprofit operations. Educational, business and technical content interest me the most, and that’s where I want to start (I also enjoy research, but how to fit that in?). Can the hive mind help steer me in the right direction? Another challenge: I must do it remotely. Where do I start? [more inside]
posted by AnOrigamiLife on Jun 26, 2015 - 3 answers

As a teacher, can I refer students to my professional business?

I teach writing to adults. When they ask me to edit something that's not for class (say, for their professional work), can I refer them to my private writing/editing business, even if they're currently enrolled in my class? [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Aug 12, 2013 - 5 answers

Freelance editing—how to break in?

Freelance editing—does it exist? How can I break in? What are my prospects? [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Jun 2, 2013 - 9 answers

Will edit for food

During the past year, I have inadvertently become a freelance editor. I was wondering if any of you have some advice for me about getting disability and extended health insurance (I live in Toronto, Canada so I basically just need to worry about "extras" like dental and vision care, medications, etc.), and if you've got any other tips for me about finding work/promoting myself and managing what is in effect my own business. I've been working as an (in-house) editor for over 18 years, so I'm looking for advice on a more esoteric level than "set up a work schedule and stick to it" and "keep the receipts for your Post-its, because you can claim them at tax time".
posted by orange swan on Nov 29, 2012 - 5 answers

Tips on advertising copyediting to students

Have you advertised copyediting services at colleges or universities? How did you do it? Do you have any tips? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 21, 2011 - 2 answers

looking for advice about freelance scientific editing

looking for advice about freelance scientific editing [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 25, 2011 - 3 answers

What should I get paid as an editor for an ebook company?

What should I get paid as a senior editor of a new ebook company? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 18, 2011 - 3 answers

Need copyediting work!

How do I find freelance copyediting work? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 12, 2010 - 8 answers

Published author who moonlights as Websmith--good idea or better to try editing?

What's valued more in the freelance marketplace: editing or Web stuff? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 30, 2008 - 2 answers

Busy, professional freelancer websites

Looking for freelance translation/editing resources [more inside]
posted by low_horrible_immoral on Oct 6, 2008 - 7 answers

How much do I charge for copy editing?

Freelance copy editing: what's the going rate, and how much should I charge? [more inside]
posted by limeonaire on Sep 3, 2006 - 12 answers

Sample query letters for freelance editing work

I am looking for examples of a cover/query letter you'd send for freelance work, to a company that is not currently advertising any positions. [more inside]
posted by Siobhan on Aug 23, 2006 - 2 answers

AcademicWord freelance editing experience?

Does anyone have any experience or first-hand knowledge about working for the AcademicWord company? Is it a legitimate operation or is it too good to be true? I'm confident I have the skills, do they pay their bills? (MI) [more inside]
posted by loquacious on May 23, 2005 - 2 answers

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