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When to say goodbye to an editing client
Episode 1105th April 2023 • The Editing Podcast • Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)
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Thinking about saying goodbye to an editing client? Here's what to consider before you jump ship.

Listen to find out more about

  • when the client’s budget means the rate doesn’t work
  • when the client pays late
  • when the client’s terms of service have changed
  • shifting your editorial brand
  • the client’s expectations regarding an editorial service feel like scope creep
  • the impact on your schedule and income if you say goodbye
  • transitioning away more gradually
  • renegotiating the terms
  • when the work makes you unhappy
  • tips on how to say goodbye

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'Vivacity’ by Kevin MacLeod

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