5 Traits of Perfect Clients

by Laura Garwood Meehan Recently somebody shared an article listing ten ways to be a “bad” freelancing client. I’ve seen a lot of these at this point, everything from comics about customers making it hard to design websites to articles providing tips on dealing with...

Tracked: When Track Changes Drives You Bonkers

by Ali McCart When I first discovered Microsoft Word’s Track Changes feature, I was in my first week of grad school. The professor of my book editing class had handed out directions on how to turn on Track Changes, and I was eager to get home to my desktop computer to...

Watch Your Language—Even if It’s Blue

by Kristen Hall-Geisler Last year I wrote and independently published a book, my first to see the light of day and sit on bookshelves real and virtual. It is called Take the Wheel: A Woman’s Guide to Buying a Car Her Own Damn Self, a title I workshopped. My marketing...

Ask Indigo: Six Steps to Sanity

Dear Indigo, What’s a systematic way to approach a finished manuscript for revision so that you’re not overwhelmed by the sheer amount of work to be done . . . and you get the sheer amount of work to be done actually done? Sincerely, Overwhelmed in Sacramento —-...