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Recommended online editing courses in Australia

Sally-Anne Watson Kane . Wednesday, July 18, 2018 . Comments

If you wish to pursue a career in editing but don't yet have any editing qualifications, you may wish to undertake an editing course. If you don't live near a university that offers a suitable on- ...

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The editor's role in producing your book

Sally-Anne Watson Kane . Monday, July 09, 2018 . Comments

The editor's role in producing your book is to edit the manuscript to make sure it is well-structured, clear and error free, ready for the next stage of graphic design. Clarifying style F ...

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Self-editing your manuscript

Sally-Anne Watson Kane . Thursday, June 21, 2018 . Comments

How do you get your manuscript from 1st draft stage to the point where it's ready to be handed over to an editor? Self-edit. Rewrite if necessary. Self-edit. If you think it will help, use beta re ...

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VSBC: saving small business

Sally-Anne Watson Kane . Wednesday, June 13, 2018 . Comments

I'm sharing this story, of how the Victorian Small Business Commission (https://www.vsbc.vic.gov.au/) (VSBC) helped me to resolve a problem, to other small business owners in Victoria so that if y ...

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June Tax Tips

Sally-Anne Watson Kane . Friday, June 01, 2018 . Comments

It's June again. For sole traders, freelancers and other small businesses, as soon as the calendar flips over to June it's time to work out your tax liability for this financial year, your expecte ...

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Some privacy, please

Sally-Anne Watson Kane . Sunday, May 27, 2018 . Comments

In today's internet-enabled world, most people have social media and other apps on their iphones and a thousand other devices that allow strange robots and even stranger humans in countries all ov ...

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The On Time Typing team

Sally-Anne Watson Kane . Friday, May 11, 2018 . Comments

On Time Typing is a team of highly experienced editors, report-writers, online transcriptionists, scribes and proofreaders who reside in Australia and have signed Confidentiality Agreements with O ...

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I've been watching... The Remains of the Day

Sally-Anne Watson Kane . Friday, May 04, 2018 . Comments

25-odd years ago, I read The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro: so exquisitely written, so reserved yet bursting with emotion, it brought tears to my eyes. Ishiguro, who won the Nobel Literatur ...

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On-site scribing in Darwin, Melbourne, Bendigo, Gippsland

Sally-Anne Watson Kane . Saturday, April 21, 2018 . Comments

Scribing across Australia... On Time Typing scribes and writes minutes and reports via telephone and online transcription and/or on site for clients in Darwin, Alice Springs, Bendigo, Melbourne,  ...

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Contractors - make sure you meet ATO requirements

Sally-Anne Watson Kane . Saturday, April 14, 2018 . Comments

Freelancers, contractors and subcontractors, and all businesses or companies that hire contractors, need to be aware of the Australian Tax Office (ATO) definitions of 'contractor', as opposed to ' ...

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