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...]

EFA Course: Copyediting 101

We are pleased to announce that Editorial Bootcamp cofounder Laura Poole is teaching Copyediting 101 for the Editorial Freelancers Association in Fall 2014. Registration is open and you can read about the course at (please forgive the lack of a hyperlink. Wordpress does not want to cooperate with me right now) This  is a five-week nonsynchronous webinar … [Read More...]

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What attendees are saying…

Laura and Carolyn are both knowledgeable and easy to talk with. For me personally, I hoped to do more exercises to determine if I can take on entry-level projects in copyediting and/or proofreading.