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In the first half of 2016, I completed edits on: a children’s book a non-fiction psychology text academic papers comic book scripts short stories (genre fiction and literary) novellas novels and more! All together, I edited more than 750,000 words between January 1 and the end of June. When you consider that I was off work[…]
Updated July 25, 2016 I’m constantly reviewing the freelance editing market, comparing fees and services in order to stay within “professional rates” while also staying competitive. On one hand, I want to be paid appropriately for my decades of experience, and range (not many folks have worked in news, academic editing, and commercial fiction – including[…]
Per the IRS, payments to independent contractors (such as freelancers) made via third party systems, such as PayPal, credit card, debit card, or gift card, are not subject to the 1099-MISC rules. Because I use PayPal to process payments, our transactions do not require you to submit a 1099-MISC to me for tax purposes, even if you[…]
As much as I adore the speed and ease of communication that the internet provides us, it isn’t perfect. Emails get lost, accidentally deleted, or misfiled. Clients can download files but lose track of where they’re stored. They may want to re-review an older copy of their project, which they didn’t save. Regardless of how it[…]
You may know me better as Carrie Cuinn, an author who usually blogs over at carriecuinn.com. I still am! But I recently decided to take the next step as a professional freelancer editor: I have created this dedicated space for my editing services, advice, writing and editing workshops, and more. I believe that you deserve[…]