The Modern Editor Podcast with Tara Whitaker
Hi there!

I’m Tara Whitaker, the host of The Modern Editor Podcast and founder of the Freelance Editors Club, where I help editors create and grow their freelance editing businesses through education, support, and coaching.

Must-Listen Episode

The Modern Editor Podcast with Tara Whitaker

How To Take Time Off As A Freelancer

Do you struggle to take time off as a freelancer? When you’re your own boss and wear several hats, vacation time often gets put on the back burner. However, it’s up to us to take care of ourselves. In this episode, we’re talking about how to take both planned and unplanned time off as a freelancer.

Latest Episodes

How to Take Time Off as a Freelancer

How to Take Time Off as a Freelancer

Do you struggle to take time off as a freelancer? When you’re your own boss and wear several hats, vacation time often gets put on the back burner. However, it’s up to us to take care of ourselves. In this episode, we’re talking about how to take both planned and unplanned time off as a freelancer.

When Comparison Helps and When It Hurts

When Comparison Helps and When It Hurts

In this episode, we’re talking about the positives and negatives of comparison. We’ll dig into when comparison hurts and discuss when and how to compare yourself to others in a beneficial way.

Seven New Books For Freelance Editors

Seven New Books For Freelance Editors

If you’re anything like me, you’re always looking for a great book to read. Over the past few months, there have been a lot of amazing new books published about editing, writing, and the publishing industry, and I wanted to share my recommendations with you today.

How to Ask for Help In Your Business

How to Ask for Help In Your Business

There is a fine line we walk when we approach burnout. I know this all too well, which is why today’s episode is our first release in seven months. After facing my own spout of burnout and still actively recovering from it, I knew I had to ask for help in my business and it has made all the difference. In today’s episode, I’m sharing a little about that journey and what you should consider if you’re ready to ask for help!

Running a Business During Tough Times

Running a Business During Tough Times

Running a business can be tough even in the calmest of times. So right now, when the world is in utter turmoil, it can be even tougher. In this episode, I share a few of the things I do that help me keep moving forward in my business.

How Many Hours a Day Can You Edit?

How Many Hours a Day Can You Edit?

In this episode, I’m going to share how you can figure out how many hours a day you can edit. (Spoiler alert: I bet it’s fewer than you think!)
*Disclaimer: The math I attempted in this episode makes zero sense. I’m an editor, not a mathematician 🤣

5/5
What listeners are saying about the podcast