Breaking into Copyediting
Being a copyeditor is more than finding a lone typo in a novel or loving to read. In this series, you’ll find out what copyeditors really do, how to get training (and keep on training!), and how to find that first job.
Part 1: What copyeditors do and the training required. Read on!
Upcoming Training with Erin Brenner!
Students love Erin’s teaching: “She clearly conveys the information and provides excellent feedback.” “Erin Brenner cares deeply about her students, and goes out of her way to encourage and support them. She is a wonderful teacher.” “Erin is a game-changer. Keep her. Just wow!”
Copyediting 2.0: Editing in the Age of “Post It Now or Lose Your Audience”
SfEP’s Toronto Mini-Conference is back!
This private event is a full day of presentations from editorial pros for editorial pros.
In this one-hour presentation, Erin will walk attendees through the steps to train for faster editing times and give you tips to work more efficiently and effectively—all while maintaining quality.
Don’t miss it! SfEP members can sign up for the SfEP Toronto Mini-Conference at https://www.sfep.org.uk/networking/local/mini-conferences/toronto-2019. Nonmembers will be able to sign up for the wait list.
Persuasion Wins!: Creating a Persuasive Website for Your Freelance Business
November 18, 2019, 1 pm (EDT) * 75-Minute Webinar
Editors Association of Canada
You know you need a website for your freelance editing business. But what should be on your site? In this informative webinar, Erin will show you how it’s less about what you and more about how you say it. Learn how to persuade website visitors to become paying clients! Sign up now!
Can’t Make a Live Presentation? Check Out These Recordings!
Turning Your Editing Career into a Teaching Career. There are dozens of programs out there that provide editor training, and they all need teachers! Discover what you need to know to become an editing teacher—and where to find teaching positions. CA$42/CA$60. Offered by Editors Canada.
Editing for the Web Without Lowering Your Standards. Website editors help keep visitors reading by shaping and formatting copy to hold readers’ attention. Learn how to edit websites to keep readers interested while upholding grammar and usage rules. CA$42/CA$60. Offered by Editors Canada.
How to Edit Marketing Copy. Marketers are charged with building trust and helping close the sale, but editors often cringe at promotional language. In this webinar, learn specific tips for editing marketing copy to be error free and trustworthy. $59. Offered by the EFA.
Over the Copyeditor’s Shoulder: 5 Approaches to Copyediting. Copyediting is copyediting no matter who does it, right? Not so fast. Hear how 5 editors approach copyediting, from accepting the job to sending the invoice, 5 different ways. You’re guaranteed to pick up some tips for your own business! $79. Offered by the EFA.