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Freelance editors: why networking with other editors is important

The more professional editors talk to other professionals within the editing industry, the more we learn and grow. We learn more about the theories and practices of editing and related industries;...

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On Time Typing on-site scribes: who are we?

Our scribes are... Sally-Anne Watson Kane has been scribing selection reports and reports of workshops and seminars since 2002, and scribing those reports via telephone since 2006. scrib...

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Tips for people editing (or self-editing) in Word

Editing tips Track Changes: how do you accept all formatting track changes (but not any other changes)?  In the 'Show Markup' drop-down menu, un-tick everything except for 'formatting'. Onl...

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The skills you need to be an accurate minute-taker (scribe)

Minute-takers, who scribe what people are saying (or a summary of what they're saying) while they say it, at a meeting, interview or workshop, need a different set of skills and qualities than, say...

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Editing poetry compared to non-fiction or prose

Editing non-fiction or prose (fiction) is quite different from editing poetry, as demonstrated below. When line or copy editing non-fiction or prose, collaboration is not essential, although s...

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

On Time Typing scribes and produces minutes and reports on site for clients in Darwin, Cairns, Melbourne, Bendigo and Gippsland. We scribe and produce minutes and reports via telephone and online ...

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The pressures of scribing and minute-taking

Scribing and minute-taking - that is, scribing what people are saying while they're saying it - is not always a high-pressure role. For example, scribing your netball club's minutes is not very dif...

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Four tips for work-life balance when working from home

If you are your own boss and/or work from home, you can keep your work and life in balance by sticking to these simple rules: 1) schedule in regular time off and stick to it; 2) when at work, opera...

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On Time Typing team

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

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The process for editing another person’s poetry

Editing poetry written by someone else is very different from editing your own poetry. It requires not only poetic instinct and experience in reading and writing poetry, but also an understanding o...

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