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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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Proofreading resumes and reports

When people want an editor to review their resume or report to  ensure it is well-presented and to correct any errors in punctuation, grammar or spelling, they usually say they need their document...

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Getting started as an editor

To get started as an editor you'll need two things: an editing qualification, and editing experience. The types of qualifications and memberships you need to be a professional editor are outline...

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Do you want to be an editor?

Every now and then I receive an email or phone query something like this: "I have always loved reading and writing and I have proofread my brother's (or sister's) essay/resume. I don't have any exp...

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Sally-Anne’s editing experience and qualifications

Memberships Sally-Anne Watson Kane, proprietor of On Time Typing, is a: professional member of Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) (Australia) and Editors Victoria registered mentor w...

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Recommended online editing courses in Australia

If you wish to pursue a career as an editor 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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Self-editing your manuscript

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 rea...

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VSBC: saving small business

I'm sharing this story, of how the Victorian Small Business Commission (VSBC) helped me to resolve a problem, to other small business owners in Victoria so that if you ever find yourself in a fi...

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June Tax Tips

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

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 ove...

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