Long ago, I was told by people (whom I now like to call literary prudes) that self-published books become pariahs in the literary world. Their sales are tracked separately, they are not considered for popular awards or literary awards and the authors themselves are made to feel to as though they are poor country cousins of a literary world-beater.
Why is it important for editors to market themselves? The assumption here is that you are working as a freelance editor as opposed to in a company. In a regular salaried editing job, you are given a fixed pay and you don’t have to worry about getting work since the company manages it. However, as … Read more