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Writing family histories: what genre to use?

The genre you use when embarking on writing a family history will depend in part on your writing skill, style or preference, and in part on the amount of factual information you have access to. N...

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Graphic design: how to design your book so it is accessible to people with reading difficulties

This article is about designing publications that are accessible to people who have reading difficulties caused by dyslexia, limited literacy, or other conditions that make it hard for them to read...

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Editing: how to make your book accessible to people with reading difficulties

This article is about editing and producing publications that are accessible to people who have reading difficulties caused by dyslexia, limited literacy, or other conditions that make it hard for ...

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Writers who have NDIS funding: how to use your NDIS funds to meet your writing/self-publishing goals

In Australia, writers who are supported by NDIS funding are able to  apply to access their funds to work with a service provider to achieve their goals. Hiring an editor to help you edit and prod...

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Why network with industry colleagues?

Some of the benefits of investing your time and energy in networking with your industry colleagues are: you will learn and keep up-to-date about industry developments you will be given oppo...

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Tools & tips for self-editing your document in Word

Word Styles The best instructions I have ever come across for how to use Word styles to format your document are here: Word Styles by blogger Louise Harnby. Another helpful link is:  How to u...

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Poetry Manuscript Appraisal Checklist

On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading: reads and reviews your poetry book manuscript, then writes a manuscript appraisal report based on our Checklist. Our Poetry Manuscript Appraisa...

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Writers and editors – how our clients’ needs have changed, as a result of COVID19

If you are running a writing or editing business during COVID19, you need to (1) understand the different needs and expectations of your clients as a result of COVID19, and (2) adapt your business ...

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Writing and editing: the tools we use for communicating with clients

We use different communication tools for our different writing and editing services, which include: 1) life story writing, and editing, designing and producing self-published memoirs and autobio...

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About on-site editing courses in Australia

Many institutions in Australia offer on-site degrees, diplomas and certificates in editing. University and TAFE courses tend to be higher cost and their courses are nationally recognised. Award ...

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