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 http://the-efa.org/eve/catalog.php (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...]

Editorial Bootcamp and Communication Central

The Editorial Bootcamp will be offering a Copyediting Intensive workshop on Sunday, September 28, 2014, 9 am to 3 pm, at the Hyatt Regency Downtown hotel 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 2014 Communication Central conference, "Be a Better … [Read More...]

What attendees are saying…

Highly useful, very efficient, exactly what I wanted. I have almost no free time, so if I take a whole day off for a seminar, I want to get the info quickly and clearly. You both did a good job of presenting the material and keeping to the schedule. The binder has a wealth of info too, and I know I’ll use it in the future. You worked hard and did a professional job. Well worth it.