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4 rules for staying healthy (especially for freelancers and people working at home)

There are only four things you really need to do to stay healthy, when working at home: ensure your body gets enough water, food, exercise and rest. 1.  Water No matter what type of work you d...

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Growing your own winter vegies in 2020 (in S-E Australia)

With many people now working at home, we are spending more time in our back yards. So what better time to start a vegie patch. If you live in south-east Australia, and want to grow your own vege...

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How we are staying safe, and keeping the community safe, during COVID-19

The On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading team will continue to provide our typing, scribing and editing services throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Our scribes, typists and editors have always ...

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The ‘closed door’ policy when working at home

As a result of COVID-19, many employees are now working at home, just like the many freelancers and owner/operators of sole trader businesses who worked from their own homes for many years. Peop...

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Self-publishing: producing a hardcopy book

The steps of producing a self-published hardcopy book are: writing and self-editing (including, possibly, beta reading and/or manuscript appraisal); editing; graphic design; proofreading; proofread...

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Moe library – a great place for community groups or events

Since the Moe library (Frank Bartlett Memorial Library and Moe Service Centre) opened in 2016, it has become a regular meeting place for community groups, and the venue of choice for events held by...

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Scribes and minute-takers: the importance of good auditory (listening and understanding) skills

What is a scribe or minute-taker A scribe or minute-taker is a person who scribes what the people at a meeting are saying while they are saying it. They also scribe interviews, discussions, perfor...

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Healthy bodies for constant computer-users

Whether you're a writer, editor, proofreader, scribe or typist, if you work full-time sitting in a chair in front of a computer screen and you want to live a long life, you need to stick to four im...

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The editor’s role in producing your book

The editor's role in producing your book is to edit the manuscript to make sure it  is well-structured and error-free, so it is ready for the next stage of production. A brief overview of the edi...

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PEGG Report – Poetry Editing Group Gippsland workshop 8th Feb 2020

The second Poetry Editing Group Gippsland (PEGG) workshop was held from 12.30 pm to 5 pm at the Moe library, on Saturday 8th February, 2020. The focus of this particular workshop was traditional...

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