My Independent Editor Blog: From Susan’s Desk

What is an Editor?

What is an Editor? I’m often surprised by how many writers don’t really understand an editor’s role. Or maybe it’s just that my idea of what the role should be differs from theirs.  Whatever the source of the confusion, here’s my take on it. A Lover of Words To be a...

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From Susan’s Desk

I have always been intrigued by the written word; I suppose that's why I ended up with a degree in English Literature. While some consider that a semi-useless achievement, it has served me well. During my 29 years as an educator, I was the go-to editor/proofreader for...

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Post, Share, and Tweet Your Way to the Top

Regardless of the type of editing you do, you have to go where your potential clients are—online. They’re out there, waiting. Through social media marketing you’ll maximize exposure and get your name out there, generate leads, improve your search engine ranking, and rise to the top of the freelance editing heap.


Are You Worth the Wait?

When I launched my freelance editing business a few years ago, I had no plan, no clear idea about what I was doing. I never realized that a new career was in the works. If I’d known that, I might have run in the opposite direction, having recently retired from a twenty-nine-year teaching career.

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