Browsing All posts tagged under »editing«

Learning more than editing at an editors conference

May 30, 2013

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Institute of Professional Editors (Australia) conference, April 2013 Living in Queensland all my life, I’d not been to Fremantle (Western Australia) before this conference. And what a beautiful place it is – definitely a place to revisit and explore. This is the report I wrote for Offpress, the Queensland Society of Editors’ newsletter. As I […]

Are those pesky little words confusing your readers?

February 21, 2012

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Sometimes it's the little words that make all the difference to the clarity of your writing.

Brief guide to starting your editing business

May 24, 2011

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You have the editing skills and the enthusiasm to start an editing business. But have you considered what else you'll need to take into account to create a successful business?

Editing is more than fixing grammar and punctuation

January 6, 2011

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Editors give your writing that 'je ne sais quoi' that will have your readers loving and understanding every word.

Baroque

November 5, 2010

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Baroque - it all makes sense now. Time for me to move into my baroque era.

Editors turn the ordinary into the extraordinary

September 3, 2010

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Why use an editor when you write? So many business writers think that having a colleague review their writing before publishing is all that's needed. But a professional, experienced editor will give you more than a review of spelling, grammar and punctuation. In this article, I'll show you some of the benefits that come when an editor helps you - turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Meeting writers

July 20, 2010

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After managing the fear of talking to a group of writers recently, I was surprised and delighted with the questions that these talented people asked. And no, they weren't about my topic 'Know the rules so you can break the rules': they were about the editing process, and the use of Australian spelling and punctuation.