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How to Become a Children’s Book Illustrator in 5 Simple Steps

Mar 26, 2020

Are you a designer who loves children's books? You might want to learn how to become a children's book illustrator! Kickstart your career with this post. Read more →

6 Places to Find Children’s Book Illustrator Jobs

Feb 07, 2020

Read on for the top six places to find children’s book illustrator jobs — and what you need to attract clients on each platform. Read more →

How to Become an Editor: A Guide for Beginners

Dec 21, 2019

Calling all eagle-eyed wordsmiths — editing might be the career for you! Learn how to become an editor in just 6 steps, plus salary, education, and more. Read more →

How to Find Ghostwriting Jobs as a Freelance Writer

Dec 16, 2019

Ghostwriting jobs won’t just fall in your lap. In this post, writer David Congreave reveals his top four tips for landing regular gigs as a ghost. Read more →

12 Crucial Tips for Success as a Freelance Editor

Nov 28, 2019

If you’ve made the switch from in-house to freelance editor, you’ll know it’s a pretty sweet deal: flexible schedule, choosing your own clients, and perhaps best of all, escaping that oppressive cubicle life. However, you’ve probably also realized it’s a lot of hard work to grow your client base ... Read more →

A Freelancer's Brief Guide to the Reedsy Publishing Marketplace

Oct 23, 2019

Hello there, awesome freelancer! 👋 Thanks so much for taking the time to explore Reedsy and all that we have to offer! This blog post will hopefully answer all the burning questions 🔥 you may have before starting to complete your profile. What is Reedsy? Reedsy is a marketplace connecting author... Read more →

How to Choose Your Proofreading Rates: A Freelancer’s Guide

Aug 15, 2019

Many freelance proofreaders struggle to come up with clear pricing structures, especially when they just start down their career path. On one hand, you want to charge enough so that you can pay the bills and remain competitive in a crowded market. On the other hand, you also want to ensure that y... Read more →

Subscribe to The Freelancer Report, Reedsy’s Latest Newsletter

Jul 19, 2019

Are you too busy working hard to look for the latest trends, news, and thought-provoking ideas that are found in the freelance world? That’s okay because now we’re here to do the work for you! Well, not your own work... but the work to find those relevant tidbits of information so that we can sha... Read more →

How to Set Your Freelance Editing Rates

Jan 23, 2019

Perhaps the biggest question facing editors on the cusp of leaving the security of in-house employment is how to determine their freelance editing rates. On the surface it might seem simple: just charge what a publisher was willing to pay you.  After all, isn’t that the value the market has place... Read more →

The Career I Didn’t Know I Wanted: A Ghost’s Perspective

Jan 13, 2019

Barry Napier is an author and ghostwriter with Reedsy. In this guest post, he reveals how he came to write from the shadows... I first knew I wanted to be a writer when I was twelve years old. I'd just finished reading Stephen King’s ‘Salem’s Lot, and by the time I reached the final page, I fe... Read more →

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