FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About Laura Edlund—Writing, Editing & Communications
What advice do you have for writers and for people needing a writer or editor?
See my blog for advice for writers and people needing to hire a professional writer or editor.
What kind of writing and editing projects have you worked on?
A wide range. See Experience for many examples. Also, when you contact me about your needs, I can refer you to sample projects that relate specifically to what you want.
What do these editing terms mean—substantive editing, structural and stylistic editing, developmental editing, copyediting, proofreading, and so on?
The Editors’ Association of Canada has a handy list that defines these editorial skills. As well, see my blog for comments on different editing and writing situations. When you contact me, we can discuss where you are in the writing/editing process and what you need so that you have a clear understanding of the next steps in creating clear, powerful, targeted communications.
How much will hiring you cost?
That depends on what you need, how long it will take, and when you need it. Please contact me so that we can discuss your project needs and deadlines. I can troubleshoot and suggest ways you can streamline, so reduce your costs.
Can you start my project today?
If that’s what you need, I’ll let you know if that can be scheduled. We can discuss different options—such as…
- determining milestones and interim deadlines
- streamlining and fast-tracking
- involving additional freelancers
Please contact me so that we can discuss your project needs.