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How to become a freelance copy editor (in Australia)

What qualifications does a freelance copy editor need? If you're good at writing and enjoy correcting other people's writing, have a really good knowledge of syntax, grammar, spelling and punctuat...

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Self-publishing a printed book – what’s best for you: traditional printing, or POD printing?

Once your book is designed (typeset) - both cover and inside pages - and is ready to be printed, you need to send it to the printer. There are two main types of printers of hardcopy books: ...

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Portfolio: all our self-published memoirs, life stories and family histories

We have produced the below life stories for our clients, as self-published books. They include autobiographies, memoirs, family histories, and books of memoir-based poetry. They include books that ...

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Our approach to coaching our clients in writing and self-editing

Our approach to coaching clients in writing and self-editing depends on each  writer's goals and support needs, but in general our approach is as follows. Our approach to coaching First we work ...

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Tips for constant computer users: how to prevent eye strain

If you use a computer (or laptop, IPad or any screen) for long hours your eyes are  working overtime. Here's how to make sure you are not over-straining your eyes when working on screens, so they ...

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FAQs about: beta reading, manuscript assessment, and structural or developmental editing

1. What is the most helpful - (A) a beta read, or (B) a manuscript assessment, or developmental or structural edit? (a) A beta read... Beta reading can be helpful in assisting you to know the fl...

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Our poetry editors – collaboratively editing your poems or book of poetry

We specialise in editing poetry - either individual poems, or a manuscript intended to be self-published as a book of poetry. We edit poetry collaboratively with the poet via Zoom, Track Changes in...

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Good night sweet prince, by David W G Witts (poetry-memoir)

Congratulations to David W G Witts' for publishing this memoir-based poetry book, Good night sweet prince. David W G Witts acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and...

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When typing, make sure you have good posture

If you are a typist who spends a lot of time in front of a computer you need to have good posture to make sure you don't damage your body. Sitting properly while you type If you don’t have good...

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Why it’s good to share your story, if you have PTSD

When someone with PTSD shares their story with someone who can help them to document and compile it into a document or self-published book, their family and friends can read that story and understa...

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