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July 15, 2011
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Nor Cal Editorial Freelancers Association

It is nearly always beneficial to join a professional organization for support and information when one embarks on a career.  I am a member of the Popular Culture Association, the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, and the Editorial Freelancers … Continue reading

December 27, 2010
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Ready for 2011

Ready for the new year? I’m very excited to start off the new year by co-creating a memoir with a longtime client and publishing it as a digital book. This is something I’ve been anxious to try: I have mixed … Continue reading

December 11, 2010
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Indie Professionals/Freelancers Soiree

The Editorial Freelancers Association Northern California Chapter is hosting a holiday soiree for independent professionals both inside and outside of editorial/journalism/publishing on Monday, December 13, from 7 pm until 8:30pm at Sacramento’s ThinkHouse Collective. This will be an opportunity for, … Continue reading

December 2, 2010
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Yemassee Short Fiction Contest

Here’s an announcement from Zack O’Neill, a former colleague of mine from graduate school, who is currently at U of South Carolina: Yemassee, the University of South Carolina’s literary journal, announces an extension in the deadline of the William Richey … Continue reading

November 18, 2010
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Break it down: What is an E & C, exactly?

An Evaluation and Critique of your work provides a professional reader’s insight into the effectiveness of your manuscript. Some things you can not see because you’re the writer and just too close. Some things your family and friends will never … Continue reading

November 10, 2010
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A diversity of projects=fun

Ah, well, the long gap in posts is in this case an indicator of GOOD THINGS! I’ve been working very hard on all kinds of your projects.  Today I finished a document for my eighth client since October 1. I … Continue reading

October 11, 2010
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NY Times Questions viability of picture books

Currently, I have three clients working on picture books, so I’m sharing an article which is topical: This one is from 10/8/10 NYTimes. Parents are saying, ‘My kid doesn’t need books with pictures anymore,’ said Justin Chanda, the publisher of … Continue reading

June 30, 2010
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EFA No-Cal Chapter

GO! EDITORIAL PROFESSIONALS: NEW NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER OF EDITORIAL FREELANCERS ASSOCIATION PLANNING MEETING The Northern California chapter of the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA-NoCal) is holding its first meeting on Monday, August 2, 2010, at 7 pm in mid-town Sacramento.  Topics … Continue reading

June 9, 2010
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Editorial Freelancers Association, No. Cal Chapter

Get Ready… Regional Chapter Mission Statement: The purpose of the Editorial Freelancers Association is to further a wider understanding of the crucial role of the independent editorial professional in the modern publishing and communications industries, and to enhance the performance … Continue reading