Freelancer, Uncategorized, Writers/Editors

Why I Charge Hourly Rates

I'm occasionally asked why I charge hourly for most jobs. Some clients would very much prefer a flat fee or to pay by the word, both of which are common payment models for writers and editors. The short explanation is that each project is unique and requires its own special touch. At the end of the day, an hourly charge ensures I get paid fairly for the work I've done to provide what the client has requested.

Application, Personal Statement

What is a Personal Statement?

The application process for nearly every master's or doctoral program in the US requires a personal statement. Medical, dental, and veterinary schools, and residency programs need one, as do some bachelor's (aka: four-year) degree programs and schools. Sometimes these are called application essays or letters of intent, and while the format may vary a little,… Continue reading What is a Personal Statement?