Copyediting Intensive: Rochester NY, Sept. 27, 2015

The Editorial Bootcamp will be offering a Copyediting Intensive workshop on Sunday, September 27, 9 am to 3 pm, at the Hyatt Regency Downtown (125 E. Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604; 585-546-1234) in Rochester, NY! This will be an intensive seminar focusing on the fundamentals of copyediting with some advanced topics as well! The Copyediting Intensive immediately follows the 2015 Communication … [Read More...]

New webinar: Editing on PDF (June-July 2015)

Editorial Bootcamp is excited to announce a new webinar on Editing on PDF by featured guest instructor Adrienne Montgomerie. Adrienne has developed a very thorough, very hands-on course on editing PDFs using Adobe's tools (Reader and Acrobat). This will be a five-session webinar with lots of demonstration, exercises, and even interactive work with feedback during the session. There will also be … [Read More...]

Business of Editorial Freelancing, Spring 2015

By popular demand! This five-part webinar will focus on freelance business building, including (but not limited to) the following topics: Finding and getting clients Creating and marketing a niche Setting rates and negotiating Resumes, LinkedIn, and your website Marketing, networking, social media Building your business in a slow time Client communication Feedback Your … [Read More...]

Spring 2015 Online Events

I am excited to announce two online events for bootcamp training in Spring 2015! Copyediting 101  This five-week asynchronous webinar is offered through the EFA. Sign up soon--this popular class usually sells out quickly. Begins February 18. Description: In this online course, you will learn the basic concepts and skills of nonfiction copy editing, relying on the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th … [Read More...]

Spring 2015 Events: Austin and Pittsburgh

I am very pleased to announced that two full-day live workshops on copyediting are scheduled for Spring 2015! Early bird registration now open! Please see the event pages for details and registration. Space is limited, so register early! Austin, TX: Saturday, February 21, 2015, 9 am to 5 pm Pittsburgh, PA: Sunday, March 29, 2015, 8 am to 4 pm The materials of my classic one-day training have … [Read More...]

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I had a wonderful time at the workshop and learned so much. I’m currently learning where I can carve out time in my schedule to really get moving toward making this a full-time career. Baby steps are getting me started, but the workshop was a huge leap forward in developing my confidence, not only in my ability to do the work, but to find work to do. I’m not exaggerating when I say you may have changed my life, and I am very grateful!