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Editing and graphic design: how to make your book accessible to people with reading difficulties or disabilities

This article is about editing, designing and producing publications that are accessible to people who have reading difficulties caused by dyslexia, intellectual disabilities, limited literacy, or o...

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Comparing editors’ quotes when managing a project

Depending on the size of your project, and whether you are working for yourself or an employer, you may choose to: obtain a quote from only one editor, or request a quote from two or three...

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Our publications: self-published life stories and memoirs

Sally-Anne Watson Kane has been scribing, editing and producing self-published life stories, memoirs and oral histories for 26 years. Currently (late 2002) producing these self-published memoirs a...

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Writers with disabilities: how to obtain NDIS funding to meet your writing/self-publishing goals

In Australia, writers with disabilities who have NDIS funding are able to  apply for funds to work with a service provider to achieve their goals. Hiring an editor to edit your manuscript or coac...

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Why network with industry colleagues?

Some of the benefits of investing your time and energy in networking with your industry colleagues are: you will learn and keep up-to-date about industry developments you will be given oppo...

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Tools & tips for self-editing your document in Word

Word Styles The best instructions I have ever come across for how to use Word styles to format your document are here: Word Styles by blogger Louise Harnby. Another helpful link is:  How to u...

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Poetry Manuscript Appraisal Checklist

On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading: reads and reviews your poetry book manuscript, then writes a manuscript appraisal report based on our Checklist. Our Poetry Manuscript Appraisa...

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How ‘COVID-19’ has dramatically increased learning opportunities for rural and remote Australians

One of the positive responses to COVID-19 has been the immediate and widespread use of online platforms (Zoom, Webex, Whats App, GoogleTeams etc.) for workshops, seminars, meetings and discussions....

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We are open for business in COVID-19

Update: on 1/7/20, we recommenced meeting with clients in 'safe' areas face to face, in addition to our online methods of communicating and consulting with clients, in non-lockdown areas (such as m...

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Marketing your business during and after COVID-19

Over the past two months, many businesses have been able to quickly rethink their marketing strategies, and come up with new strategies that target the current needs of clients in our new COVID-19 ...

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