The Modern Editor Podcast with Tara Whitaker
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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.

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The Modern Editor Podcast with Tara Whitaker

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. 

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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 🤣

What Does “Booked Out” Really Mean?

What Does “Booked Out” Really Mean?

In this short-and-sweet episode, we’re going to talk about what “booked out” means to you and if it’s something you even want to work toward (it might not be!).

How to Avoid (or Recover From) Burnout

How to Avoid (or Recover From) Burnout

I’m back! After an unintentional four-month hiatus, I’ll be sharing my experience with burnout and tips for how to avoid and/or recover from it. If you’re a freelancer, small business owner, or solopreneur who wears all the hats, this episode is for you.

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