Most links on this page are affiliate links, which means I’m compensated for promotion.
However, I wouldn’t promote an item unless I’d recommend it even without compensation.
Additionally, I live, move, and breathe in a Mac-only environment.
While many of these programs are cross-platform, a few may not be.
- Shayla Raquel: developmental editing, copyediting, manuscript critique, book launches, and marketing for fiction and nonfiction
- Andi Cumbo-Floyd: developmental editing, copyediting, and manuscript critique for novels, memoirs, business, self-help, academic, marketing copy, and resumes
- Sarah Fox: developmental editing and copyediting for YA, nonfiction, fantasy, and romance.
- Sarah Liu: developmental editing, copyediting, and manuscript critique for sci-fi, fantasy, speculative fiction, Christian nonfiction, poetry, and medical
- Michelle Rascon: line editing and proofreading for horror, paranormal romance, urban fantasy, and short story contests
Freelancing / Self-Employment
- 17Hats to run the business
(project management, lead generation, invoicing, CRM, etc.)
- QuickBooks to keep track of the dough
- MileIQ to keep track of the mileage
- YouCanBook.Me to schedule meetings
- Creative Class to learn how to be a freelancer
- Chimp Essentials to learn how to leverage MailChimp
- AppSumo for incredible deals on useful programs and resources