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Marilyn Monroe in Bendigo

Last week (April 2016) I visited my home town, Bendigo, where an enormous statue of Marilyn Monroe towers above the main crossroads as part of the Marilyn Monroe exhibition presented by Bendigo Art...

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How I started up my scribing/editing business

Starting from scratch My business is a mixture of online and offline services. I am still developing my skills, learning to manage my business better and always improving my online shopfront (w...

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The three stages of editing

If you have written a document - whether it's a report, policy, website, blog article or fiction or non-fiction manuscript - intended for submitted to an audience or published, it needs to be prese...

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So, you want to start a home-based business?

First you need a online shopfront Every business needs a shopfront - the place to which your customers go to check out whatever you are selling. If you have a home-based business, odds are your ...

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Why writers need editors

Writing and editing require very different skills and writers and editors have very different roles. Writers and editors are both required to produce a written work whether it be a report, submissi...

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The skills you need to start a typing/scribing business

To start up a home-based scribing/typing business, you'll need to: be experienced in working with sensitive and confidential information and have a very good understanding of how to keep your ...

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Short review: ‘If This Is A Woman’ by Sarah Helm

If This Is A Woman - Inside Ravensbruck: Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women by Sarah Helm, 2015. Excerpt from blurb: 'For decades the story of Ravensbruck was hidden behind the Iron Curtain and...

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When can you self-edit and when do you need an editor?

Self-editing is the task of editing your own document after you have written it. After self-editing, some types of documents also need to be edited and/or proofread by another person. When is self...

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