Category: Self-Publishing

  • Pandemic Time—Still Open for Business!

    When I last posted, we weren’t in the middle of a pandemic. Now we indisputably are, and things have changed tremendously. I hope everyone is staying safe, staying solvent, and doing as well as can be expected in this difficult time. I’m grateful for my small pool of clients and will continue to do business, […]

  • New Service: a Flat Rate for Developmental Editing!

    Silly me… I should have notified folks that I was back from my holiday break. Well, now I am officially doing so, and I have a new offering for writers who are looking for developmental editing on their manuscripts only—writers new to self-publishing and authors of first books may particularly need this. So, for developmental […]

  • Too Darned Hot :) New 10% Off Deal All Summer Starts Now!

    We’ve had VERY unusual weather for the Bay Area this week — it was 97 degrees in San Francisco yesterday, and a similar temperature today. I’m wishing I was at the seaside with a bucket and spade! My spring sale was good. A new client called B.W. McKay had me copyedit two of his long […]

  • Some Recent Books I’ve Edited

    I’m lucky to have great clients find me for copy editing or proofreading. I wanted to briefly mention a couple of books that I really enjoyed working on recently. East Coast writer Lucy J. Madison is a new author to me, but she has published several lesbian romances, including Personal Foul, a sports romance. I […]

  • Time Marches Onward…

    The birthday cake in the pic marks Edit for Indies‘ first five years in existence! I realized when I looked at my records just now that I did my first real freelance job under the Edit for Indies name in May 2012. I have also recently passed invoice #300, another milestone! It is true that […]

  • Another Season, Another Share

    Hasn’t this year gone fast? We are definitely in late fall/early winter mode here in the Bay Area. And a long, rainy El Nino winter lies ahead for us. Edit for Indies has been working on some interesting titles, most notably Croatian writer Goran Visic‘s fast-paced and sinister thriller Blood in Bellavar. This novel will hopefully […]