Relationship or relation-sink? How do you build rapport without over-sharing? Or, do you even need a personal relationship to get the editing done? Today I talk friendliness and boundaries (and the many layers of cultural sensitivities) in professional situations — in my How To column at Copyediting.com.
- Rapport and Cultural Expectations
- Rapport Without the Creep
- Rapport Without Drama
Have you made friends with the writer you were editing? Did an author over-share? Where do you draw the line? Leave a comment to tell us how you handle the interpersonal side of editing, or join us over on Facebook or Twitter.
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