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 Central conference, “Be a Better Freelancer: Take it to the 10th!” in the same location, September 25 and 26. Register for both events for discounts. The registration form contains hotel information as well.

Cost for intensive: $250 per person; $200 for conference attendees.

The registration form for this event is available here. (The bootcamp registration is on the last page.)

This event will be an intensive editorial training covering fundamentals and advanced topics of nonfiction copyediting.

  • Reference and style guides
  • Author’s voice
  • Querying
  • Software
  • Style sheets
  • Notes and references
  • Tables and figures
  • Front- and backmatter
  • And more!

Registration fees include materials, lunch, and beverages.

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 Freelancer: (Re)Inventing Your Business” in the same location, September 26 and 27. Register for both events for discounts. (I’ll be co-presenting talks on “Creating Balance” and “Powering Up Your Presentations” at the conference.) This is a wonderful conference for building a freelance business, please consider attending.

Cost for bootcamp: $250 per person; $200 for conference attendees.

The registration form for this event is available here. (The bootcamp regsitration is on the last page.)

This Copyediting Intensive will cover fundamentals and advanced topics of nonfiction copyediting.

  • Reference and style guides
  • Author’s voice
  • Querying
  • Software
  • Style sheets
  • Notes and references
  • Tables and figures
  • Front- and backmatter
  • And more!

Fundamentals of Copyediting webinar: November-December 2013

Fundamentals of Copyediting, a five-session webinar covering copyediting basics (with new updates), will begin on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, and once a week until December 3, 2013 (five Tuesdays). Class meets 3:30 pm to 4:45 EDT each Tuesday. 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 and style guides
  • Software
  • Style sheets
  • Spelling
  • Capitalization
  • Numbers
  • Punctuation
  • Fact checking
  • Quoted material
  • Querying
  • Editorial tests
  • Résumés
  • and more

Attendees will get pre-class reading and exercises, in-class demonstrations, student handbook, homework assessments, and resume review. Classes will be recorded and available to registered attendees later (you do not have to attend “live” as it is happening). Students may also join our Editorial Bootcamp LinkedIn group, if they are not already members.

Details:
Begins: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 3:30 pm Eastern
Ends: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 (5 sessions)
1 hour, 15 minutes per session (estimated)
System: GoToMeeting (www.gotomeeting.com)
Attendees: 15 (max)
Cost: $200 per person (through PayPal or check)

You can register on our Registration page, and I will contact you about payment (check or Paypal is accepted).

Bootcamp in Rochester, NY, September 2013

The Editorial Bootcamp will be offering a Copyediting Intensive workshop on Sunday, September 29, 9 am to 3 pm, at the Rochester Plaza 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 2013 Communication Central conference, “Be a Better Freelancer: Marketing Magic and More for Your Business” in the same location, September 27 and 28. Register for both events for discounts.

Cost for bootcamp: $250 per person; $200 for conference attendees.

The registration form for this event is available here. (The bootcamp regsitration is on the last page.)

This event will be an intensive editorial training covering fundamentals and advanced topics of nonfiction copyediting.

  • Reference and style guides
  • Author’s voice
  • Querying
  • Software
  • Style sheets
  • Notes and references
  • Tables and figures
  • Front- and backmatter
  • And more!

Baltimore Bootcamp, October 14, 2012

It’s less than a month away, and spaces are still available! Register now!

An intensive skills workshop on the basics of copyediting plus some advanced topics.

When: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 9 am to 3 pm
Where: Courtyard by Marriott Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland (1000 Aliceanna Street)

Costs: $250 per person; $200 for attendees of the Communication Central Conference

BONUS! The bootcamp workshop piggybacks the Communication Central Conference, “Be a Better Freelancer! Resources for a Successful Editorial Business,” happening in the same location on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13. Bootcamp attendees get a discount on conference registration. Laura is involved in the Communication Central conference, so come to Baltimore for the whole weekend to grow your business and improve your skills!

Register here (Note, it’s a 3-page form, the bootcamp registration is the third page; you do not have to register for both events)

This event will be an intensive editorial training covering fundamentals and advanced topics of nonfiction copyediting.

  • Reference and style guides
  • Author’s voice
  • Querying
  • Software
  • Style sheets
  • Notes and references
  • Tables and figures
  • Front- and backmatter
  • And more!

Registration is open, reserve your spot today!

Bootcamp in Baltimore, October 2012

We are very excited to bring an Editorial Bootcamp to Baltimore, MD, in mid-October 2012! Here are the details:

When: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 9 am to 3 pm
Where: Courtyard by Marriott Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland (1000 Aliceanna Street)

Costs: $250 per person; $200 for attendees of the Communication Central Conference

BONUS! The bootcamp workshop piggybacks the Communication Central Conference, “Be a Better Freelancer! Resources for a Successful Editorial Business,” happening in the same location on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13. Bootcamp attendees get a discount on conference registration. Laura is involved in the Communication Central conference, so come to Baltimore for the whole weekend to grow your business and improve your skills!

Register here (Note, it’s a 3-page form, the bootcamp registration is the third page; you do not have to register for both events)

This event will be an intensive editorial training covering fundamentals and advanced topics of nonfiction copyediting.

  • Reference and style guides
  • Author’s voice
  • Querying
  • Software
  • Style sheets
  • Notes and references
  • Tables and figures
  • Front- and backmatter
  • And more!

Registration is open, reserve your spot today!

Training Baltimore, October, 2012

Mark your calendars! The Bootcamp is going to Baltimore, MD, in October 2012! We are very excited to offer an intensive copyediting seminar (fundamentals and advanced topics) on Sunday, October 14. It will fall immediately after the 7th Annual Communication Central Conference, on October 12-13. You can attend both events (and get a discount) or just one of them.

Registration and program information will be available soon! Spread the word!