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...]

June-July 2014 webinar: Fundamentals of Copyediting

Fundamentals of Copyediting, a five-session webinar covering nonfiction copyediting basics, will begin on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, and meet once a week until July 23, 2014 (five Wednesdays). Class meets 12 noon to 1:15 EDT each time. All sessions are recorded and sent to students (MP3 audio, handout files, and video clips where appropriate). Topics: What copyediting is and isn’t Reference … [Read More...]

What attendees are saying…

Persons attracted to this kind of work–whether for professional or personal use–will thrive in the environment of this workshop. The instructors bare their souls on the topics, putting everything on the table for the benefit of the participant while remaining nonjudgmental and diplomatic in their approach to delivery of content as well as acknowledgment of feedback. Every morsel was relevant. The day flew by, and I don’t even remember blinking an eye! Thank you.