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Going Freelance - Editing, Proofreading & more

You'll notice that I've been quiet on here recently. I've been busy. Since April I've been setting up Momus Editorial , my freelance editing, copy-editing and proofreading business. I'm pleased to say that things have gone well over the last seven months. At first there was much biting of nails as I sat hunched over my laptop, desperately hoping for some work to come in... but the workflow has been steady for two months or more now, and I'm booked up until mid-December. It's been nerve-wracking (and time-consuming) to set up a small business, but I finally feel like I'm there. In less that six months I've progressed from Basic Member of the SfEP (The Society for Editors and Proofreaders) to Intermediate Member, and I've undertaken training to make sure that my edits are up to the industry standard. As with any discipline, there's still plenty to learn - but I can edit and proofread now with confidence. I've also had the opportunity