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On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading publications

We produce books 'from go to whoa': i.e., from manuscript (and/or spoken word) stage, through editing and design, to printed self-published book stage.  The following publications have been fully...

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Free offer: memoir about mental illness, child abuse and survival

This article has been written and published on behalf of Joan Sammon, for whom I edited and produced a memoir,  A life: I am what I am! Background Joan Sammon grew up in Sydney. She is schizophr...

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Turning oral histories into self-published life stories (memoir or autobiography)

Oral histories are stories told by a person to another person or into a recorder. They can be about the person's whole life, or about just one or multiple  experiences or periods in their life. ...

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Debriefing and confidentiality, when working with sensitive or explicit material

Maintaining confidentiality If you're working in a position where you've got access to your clients' private information (such as their life stories or researched information), it's essential to m...

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Collaborative poetry editing

One way to edit something as personal and subjective as a poem, or a collection of poems, is to edit it in very close consultation with the poet. When editing a poem or manuscript for a book of ...

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Buibere – volumes 1 and 2 (self-published oral histories of 22 East Timorese women)

Acknowledgement Sally-Anne Watson Kane would like to acknowledge and thank her mentor, friend and bi'in, ita bo'ot Veronica Pereira, for the professional and cultural assistance and support she pr...

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Do you need help to get your life story or memoir written?

Everyone has a story, but not everyone is a natural writer or wishes to write their story down themselves. Some people are better at talking than writing, so they want to tell their story and get s...

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How to use your self-managed NDIS funds for writing, editing or typing assistance

In Australia, people who are self-managing their NDIS funds can use those  funds to pay for typing, writing or editing services and support - as long as: that support is necessary because of ...

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Self-publishing: writing front matter and end matter

So, you've written your manuscript - whether that be a novel, memoir, non-fiction, book of poetry, or something else - and you want to self-publish it. The next step in self-publishing is copy edit...

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Poetry Editing Group (Gippsland) (PEGG) – record of poetry editing workshops

PEGG regularly meets online via Zoom and workshops/edits one others' poems. For more information about PEGG or our poetry editing workshops, go to PEGG - who we are,. or contact Sally-Anne. Record...

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