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Crib Point Clubs’ new book – a great success story

On 3rd August 2019, the Crib Point Football and Netball Club and Crib Point Cricket Club (CPFNCC) launched Riding the bumps with a grin... At Crib Point! A history of the Mornington Peninsula Magpi...

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The importance of intuition (for editing consultants and freelancers)

Editors need good intuition to carry out their work, whether they're an employee or running their own business. Freelance editing consultants need good intuition, not only to do their work  as ...

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Poetry Book Beta Reading Checklist

On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading's Beta Readers read and review your poetry book manuscript then write a Beta Reading Report that addresses the items in the checklist below. Our Poetry Boo...

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Our Beta Readers

On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading's team of Beta Readers are avid readers. We read and review your manuscript then send you a Beta Reading Report that addresses our On Time Beta Reading Crit...

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Writers and editors: symptoms of vicarious trauma

Writers and editors who work with traumatic material (i.e. stories involving descriptions of traumatic events) can suffer 'vicarious trauma'. That is, although they are not the victim of the trauma...

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Writers and editors: rules for managing vicarious trauma

If you are about to launch into an activity or project that involves working or dealing with people who have suffered or are suffering from violence or abuse, you are at risk of suffering vicarious...

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Safety for female freelancers and sole traders

This article is based on my experiences as a female freelancer in Australia, and is directed at other female and female-identifying freelancers; however, some of the safety risks/strategies mention...

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Recovering from vicarious trauma: an editor’s case study

Recently, I woke up to discover I was falling slowly into a pit. I have been there before, several times. The difference now is that I know its name: vicarious trauma. And I know its causes a...

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Gippsland event: blogging as a business tool

How can you create and maintain a blog that markets your business and brand online? Write blogs people will read and share? Boost your search engine rankings? Sally-Anne Watson Kane will show you h...

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7 reasons to keep your blog articles short

What are the benefits of publishing short blog articles? A short (300-500 word) article is more likely to be read in full than a long (1000 word) article. A short article about one topic is...

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