A few small changes can make a big difference in your LinkedIn presence.
I was born persnickety. It’s a good thing, too, for my chosen career is working with words every day, striving to get things right. Most days I fill this role as an editor, but some days I wear the fact-checking hunting cap instead: same goals, different job.
Taxes can be confusing even if you have a single W-2 job, and things get more complicated when you’re a freelancer. Luckily, there are resources you can take advantage of to make sure you’re doing your taxes right or even have someone do them for you—all for the attractive price of free. Here are some of the ones available for freelancers who live in Minnesota.
For many professionals, getting a directory listing is one of the big perks of joining an association like the Professional Editors Network. So how do you set yourself apart?
It’s an integral part of the work of editing, but it makes many editors anxious—especially when they’re not sure how the client will respond. Here is what PEN member Janet Bridgland had to say about her personal strategy.
In my professional life, I work on technical materials in subjects like renewable energy, toxicology, and finance—areas in which accuracy and precision of language are critical.
Learn about this year’s all-virtual Twin Cities Book Festival and how you can win a free year of PEN membership!
Last year, I had the pleasure of copyediting a book by a local musician. Just before the book was going to print, a well-known author, who was an acquaintance of the musician, submitted a blurb to be included in the book.
Check out the topics we’ll be covering this season!
Although a spell-checker is no substitute for proper editing, it’s a helpful tool for any freelancer.