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Growing your own winter vegies in 2020 (in S-E Australia)

If you live in south-east Australia, and want to grow your own vegetables this winter, now is the time to plant your winter vegie seeds and/or seedlings. Plant according to the moon: it really wor...

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How we are staying safe, and keeping the community safe, during COVID-19

The On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading team is in a better position than most to continue to provide our typing, scribing and editing services, while maintaining social distancing or isolatio...

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Self-publishing: producing a hardcopy book

The steps of producing a self-published hardcopy book are: writing and self-editing (including, possibly, beta reading and/or manuscript appraisal); editing; graphic design; proofreading; proofread...

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Moe library – a great place for community groups or events

Since the Moe library (Frank Bartlett Memorial Library and Moe Service Centre) opened in 2016, it has become a regular meeting place for community groups, and the venue of choice for events held by...

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Scribes and minute-takers: the importance of good auditory (listening and understanding) skills

What is a scribe or minute-taker A scribe or minute-taker is a person who scribes what the people at a meeting are saying while they are saying it. They also scribe interviews, discussions, perfor...

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The editor’s role in producing your book

The editor's role in producing your book is to edit the manuscript to make sure it  is well-structured and error-free, so it is ready for the next stage of production. A brief overview of the edi...

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PEGG Report – Poetry Editing Group Gippsland workshop 8th Feb 2020

The second Poetry Editing Group Gippsland (PEGG) workshop was held from 12.30 pm to 5 pm at the Moe library, on Saturday 8th February, 2020. The focus of this particular workshop was traditional...

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Libraries really do change lives

When the new library - officially named the Moe Service Centre and Frank Bartlett Memorial Library - opened in mid-2016, it created a wonderful splash in our little town and, indeed, the whole regi...

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Can you touch-type?

If you can touch type, this means you can: type a handwritten or typed hardcopy document into an electronic document on a computer, with good accuracy. You'll be looking at the document you ar...

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Producing, editing and publishing an audio book in Australia

This article will be of interest to writers, editors and self-publishers seeking to create an audio book of their e-book or hardcopy book. Thank you, Gabi Plumm, for providing the information upon ...

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