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NDIS participants: Do you need a scribe or typist to do your typing for you?

Do you need a typist or scribe to do your typing for you, due to your disability? If you are an NDIS participant, and the reason you need someone to do your typing for you is due to your disabil...

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Our code of ethics

The Code of Ethics adhered to by On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading (OTTEP) - also trading as On Time Typing, Books and Life Stories - is based on the codes of ethics of two of the profession...

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On Time Typing Accurate Transcripts: presentation

Our Accurate Transcripts are presented as follows. Transcripts of one on one interviews, discussions or focus groups are 'verbatim'. They reflect all the recorded words as well as most sounds,...

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Comparing: ‘traditional publisher, ‘self-publishing services’, ‘hybrid publisher’ and ‘vanity publisher’

What's the difference between a 'publisher', 'self-publishing services provider', 'hybrid publisher', and what we in the editing industry call a 'vanity publisher'? Firstly, there is nothing at ...

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How to make Australia a less racist country

A white person talking about racism is akin to a man talking about violence towards women. Violence towards women is not a 'women problem' - it's caused by men. Similarly, when it comes to racism i...

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On Time Typing Books and Life stories – producing self-published memoirs

Over past years, Sally-Anne Watson Kane has produced a number of self-published memoirs, biographies and life stories, and continues to do so. Some of these have been produced from oral histories, ...

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Graphic design and typesetting – our services

Our definition of graphic design (or typesetting) is:  Designing publications, reports or other documents (bringing together text and images), using InDesign. In addition, where appropriate w...

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Storytelling and life story writing, as a healing process

Storytelling and sharing your stories (verbal or written): helps you better understand and heal from/learn to live with your past experiences helps you better understand your ongoing disabi...

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The benefits to elderly people of storytelling/sharing memoirs or life stories

Based on evidence, the benefits to elderly people, of telling or sharing their life story, or parts of their life story, are as follows. Happiness An elderly person's happiness can be improved at...

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‘Monty – the amazing adventures of Montague Richard Leverson’ by Tony Taylor (self-published book)

On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading produced the following self-published book in early 2022 for Victorian-based author Tony Taylor: Copyright: Tony Taylor 2022 Title: Monty - the ama...

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