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Safety for female freelancers and sole traders

This article is based on my experiences as a female freelancer in Australia, and is directed at other female and female-identifying freelancers; however, some of the safety risks/strategies mention...

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Recovering from vicarious trauma: an editor’s case study

Recently, I woke up to discover I was falling slowly into a pit. I have been there before, several times. The difference now is that I know its name: vicarious trauma. And I know its causes a...

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Tips – grammar, punctuation, spelling

Grammar 'That' vs 'which' Traditionally, we use "that" with restrictive clauses and "which" with non-restrictive clauses. A restrictive clause 'restricts' the identity of the subject in some way....

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Gippsland workshop: how to edit your own poetry

This workshop is for poets who have written, or are writing, a collection of poems. In this two-hour seminar to be held on 7 September at the Moe Library in Moe, Gippsland, Victoria, the presenter ...

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Gippsland event: blogging as a business tool

How can you create and maintain a blog that markets your business and brand online? Write blogs people will read and share? Boost your search engine rankings? Sally-Anne Watson Kane will show you h...

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The benefits of networking online with other editors

Networking and information-sharing is an important aspect of an editor's professional development but attending face-to-face professional editor events is not always possible and can be costly. Onl...

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7 reasons to keep your blog articles short

What are the benefits of publishing short blog articles? A short (300-500 word) article is more likely to be read in full than a long (1000 word) article. A short article about one topic is...

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Copy typing documents – our clients

Clients of our copy typing services include: Nintione, Alice Springs, NT (various bookings - typing documents, typing workshop notes on butcher's paper) Fred Hollows Foundation, Alice Sprin...

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Graphic design and formatting – our clients

Clients of our graphic design and formatting services include: Department of Education, NT (graphic design - annual report; and reformatting documents) Department of Transport, NT (redesign...

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What’s the difference between beta reading and a manuscript appraisal?

The differences between beta reading and a manuscript appraisal are... Beta readers come from all walks of life and industries. They need to be well-read but are not usually editors. The level of ...

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