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The Editor's Affairs (TEA)

Bring TEA into your working day and get your affairs in order

TEA Resource Hub

Here you'll find a growing list of resources to help you with your business administration, productivity, and other aspects of running an editorial business.

Maya's TEA resources

Recent TEA Blog articles about business data and managing your editorial business affairs

Other articles I've written on running an editorial business

Streamlining Your Digital Life: An Introduction to the Elgato Stream Deck 
for BoldFace, the official blog of Editors Toronto

Running Editing Businesses with Data
interviewed by West Coast Editor, the official blog of Editors British Columbia

4 Things I Wish I’d Known When Starting My Freelance Editing Career 
for BoldFace, the official blog of Editors Toronto

Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) resources

CIEP suggested minimum rates for editorial work

CIEP discovery meetings (for people who are thinking of joining the Institute)

CIEP Guides (free for members; for sale to non-members)

Productivity and time tracking resources

Toggl Track time tracker (free)

You can also upgrade to a paid version if you choose

Recommended podcasts

The Confident Freelance Editor (formerly called The Edit Boost podcast)

Marketing and mindset tips for freelance editors from mindset coach Malini Devadas (currently paused but with 65 episodes available to listen to)

The Editing Podcast

Stellar tips for writers and editors from fiction editor Louise Harnby and nonfiction editor Denise Cowle

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