Category: freelance

Is it better to hire an editor who lives locally?

Remember, there are thousands of trained editors out there

Over the years I’ve had a fair number of potential clients preferring to hire an editor who lives locally. Don’t worry, it’s not just me, it happens. This week I’ll look at why this isn’t necessarily a good idea. And why in some cases…

Why should I bother working with you, you’re the Grammar Police?

Grammar Police, despite what people think, editors are not the grammar police

Over the next few weeks I’m going to address comments and questions that I’ve heard over the years as a freelance editor and writer. I aim to help you understand who we are and what we do, and to help you decide if the…

How to simplify your message when writing for your business

Keep it Simple

In the last couple of articles we’ve concentrated on why storytelling is good for your business. But it’s no good if you waffle so much that your customers lose the plot. Now, ok, I’ll admit I have a tendency to waffle occasionally. But that’s…