A new approach and an introduction | Michelle Dunbar
I've been spending a lot of time thinking about my editing business, more specifically about how far it's come and how far I can take it. While it has certainly come a long way from the days of offering free edits in exchange for experience and testimonials for my website, I'm don't think I can take it much further on my own, not without raising prices and increasing clients waiting times, at least. Neither of which I want to do at this stage. I've often joked about needing a clone or two to help tackle my ever-increasing workload, but as that science isn't yet available (to me), I have opted for an alternative. After much thought and consideration, I have made the decision to take on a trainee editor. They are somebody I know well, who I trust and respect, and who I have worked with before. They happened to mention that they would like to specialise in developmental editing, and their timing couldn't have been more perfect. We entered into negotiations and discussed methods of making