How to Have a Great Editor/Author Relationship

I see authors getting frustrated. “Just tell me how much editing will cost!” They cry, annoyed at vague or incomplete answers. The editors are sitting on the other end of the email chain despairingly, grumbling in annoyance, “How long is your book??” As an editor, an author, and an employee of a publishing firm, I think I can clear this right up. Authors: there is no set cost for editing. Editing depends …

Don’t Call Me A ‘Woman Entrepreneur’

I think we can leave my gender out of my job title. Yes, I am technically a female business owner, a woman entrepreneur, a lady boss, and a chick, broad, lassie, dame, gal, maiden, and a wench in some moods. My womanhood effects many things, from the size of the pockets in my jeans to the expectations of labor division, and the attraction my husband has for me. Guess what …