Webinars

Editorial Bootcamp is proud to present webinars, for convenient online training anywhere. For all webinars, students may attend “live” or else listen to a full MP3 recording and appropriate video clips afterward.

Business of Editorial Freelancing

Just announced! This webinar will run April 21, 2015 through May 19, 2015.

This webinar will focus on freelance business building, including (but not limited to) the following topics:

  • Finding and getting clients
  • Niche editing
  • Setting rates and negotiating
  • Resumes, LinkedIn, and your website
  • Marketing, networking, social media
  • Building your business in a slow time
  • Client communication
  • Feedback
  • Your professional presence (branding, website, etc.)
  • Work tips and good practices
  • Tax tips

 

Fundamentals of Copyediting

A five-session webinar covering nonfiction copyediting basics.

Topics:

  • What copyediting is and isn’t
  • Reference and style guides
  • Software
  • Style sheets
  • Spelling
  • Capitalization
  • Numbers
  • Punctuation
  • Fact checking
  • Notes and references
  • 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.

Advanced Copyediting Topics

A five-session webinar covering advanced nonfiction copyediting elements. Next session starts early 2013 (check back for dates). Topics:

  • Notes
  • References
  • Figures and Tables
  • Frontmatter
  • Backmatter
  • Other elements
  • 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.