I'll be celebrating my tenth year as a professional editor soon. In this time, I've been fortunate to edit some rather lucrative commercial successes and some rather unnoticed niche novels--and a good deal of slush, slop and riot in between. I'm at a point in my career where I can pick and choose clients, pick and choose genres and form, and generally revel in the luxury of saying "No" whenever I want. It's a rather spoiled place, I won't lie, and I do enjoy it. More: I earned it.
The other day, I was speaking with a potential client, someone I've rejected a time or two before whom I didn't fancy working with this time 'round, an
I can't believe five years have passed so quickly without you, Pip--and yet, they still seem slow when compared to the years I had with you. Wherever you are, I hope I'm making you proud.
Creidimis sa Tsíoraíocht.