Launching into a career as a freelance editor is relatively easy. Unlike our web and graphic design colleagues, editors can start working on their own without too much investment in expensive software or equipment.
There are the usual prerequisites of course: You need a staunch command of language and a natural grace with rational and creative discourse. A precision with words and an uncanny sense of good structure and narrative skills also helps.
Read how to get started as a freelance editor at FreelanceSwitch. Get advice on leveraging your experience, managing your clients, and promoting your editorial services. Also, add to your editor’s arsenal with a list of must-have tools and learn how to feed your creative muse.