As a self-publishing author, you are really a small publisher. And with that, will come income (hopefully) but there will definitely be costs! Keeping on top off this is key and you’ll need to learn to be an accountant, as well as all the other things you need to learn.
Not many editors will publicly discuss their rates. That’s not to be secretive or because we want to hide extortionate fees. It’s because there isn’t a one-budget-fits-all approach to pricing an editing or proofreading job.
A list of things in my desk drawers I no longer need but hope to be using soon.
Do you remember when we used to use cash?
While ‘working from home’ you may discover that you have a little extra time on your hands. Afterall, there’s no commute to the office if your laptop is in your bedroom! You needn’t even spend as long getting ready in the morning – who’s going to care if you work today in your pyjamas!