Archive for January, 2012

Editing Courses

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Editorial Inspirations Editing/Indexing/Proofreading www.EditorialInspirations.com

EDITING 101

Editorial Inspirations will be hosting and providing this specialized class designed for those who are in the editing industry (or who want to become freelance editors). This hands-on, interactive, one-day class will provide detailed discussions about the field, editing skills, and the business and IT requirements necessary to succeed. Add the course to your résumé, strengthen your skills, and learn how to run your editing business like a professional. Read more about the on-site course, or read about the correspondence course.

Course Topics
• Rules of an editor
• AP, Chicago, and house styles
• Hard-copy vs. electronic editing
• Editing vs. proofreading
• The art of spelling and spell check
• Parts of speech and sentence structure
• Punctuation marks and capitalization
• Business basics
• Handling taxes
• Marketing

EDITING 102

A continuation of Editing 101, this class provides advanced discussions about the editing field, query processes, and running a successful business. Add the course to your résumé, strengthen your skills, and learn more techniques for how to run your editing business like a professional. You do not have to take Editing 101 to take Editing 102. Read More.

Course Topics
• Author’s Voice
• Intellectual Property
• Marketing
• Professional Correspondence
• Client Relationships