So you want to become a freelance editor, huh? Endlessly searching for jobs and personally connecting with clients sounds like a blast? I totally agree! But before you jump the gun and start promoting your services to the masses, there are a few things you should get in order first.
Becoming a freelance editor is pretty simple, equipment-wise. All you really need is a strong attention to detail, a working knowledge of grammar rules, a way to promote your services, and the will to fight on when the going gets tough. Still, there are a few things in terms of tools and equipment that can definitely make the job easier to manage.
Here are my top 5 editing must-haves!