The perfect client reads as well as writes. The perfect client has done his or her research on editing and writing, is a good listener, and is willing to pay a professional rate for the professional services requested.
This has been a wonderfully busy first quarter, with a cornucopia of activities to keep me sharp. The Nor Cal EFA hosted speaker Judith Horstman in January, and she provided the participants with insider information about writing for magazines and talked a bit about her new book.
Starting to think about my presentation at Carla King’s Self Publishing Boot Camp, Nov 12, 2011. A full Saturday in Palo Alto at Stanford University’s Tresidder Memorial Union. I have 30 minutes to speak on the role of the developmental editor.
I’d like to pick up where I left off in my February 14 post, as my client, Bradley V. DeHaven has been able to use his print-on-demand book, Defining Moments. A Suburban Father’s Journey Into His Son’s Oxycontin Addiction