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March dinner meeting

Black & Blue: The Writing Editor, with Glenys Osborne

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 6:30 pm for 7:00 pm
CQ Functions, 113 Queen St, Melbourne

It is said that every writer possesses an iqoptions internal editor. But what if that editor gets paid more than the writer and is always out working for other people? Editor and novelist Glenys Osborne will talk about how she fared on the journey from the 'no' of the editor to the 'yes' of the writer, and what she found out along the way.

Find out more and register on the Events Page.

March 2012 Training Course

InDesign for Beginners (Macs), with Noè Harsel

Saturday, 31 March 2012, Melbourne

InDesign is the leading desktop publishing tool being used today. This course offers an interactive, intensive one-day course to understand the basics of InDesign. This course is created for people who have no experience in using InDesign or any desktop publishing application. It will cover basic graphic design and desktop publishing principles. The aim is for you to finish the day iq options feeling more comfortable with InDesign so you can create your own basic layouts.

Head to the Training Page to find out more.

Have your say: Accreditation Exam delivery

The IPEd Council and the Accreditation Board are seeking responses to a discussion paper on the future of the accreditation exam. Follow the link below to read the discussion paper and respond to the IPEd survey.

Find out more on the IPEd Page.

2011-12 Freelance Register

The 2011-12 Freelance Register is now available to download in pdf format. Go to the Freelance Register page to find out more.

Events calendar

You can now keep track of the society's events and meetings with our IQ option Philippines new online calendar, which can also be embedded in your own calendar program (Outlook, iCal, Google Calendar etc.). To access the calendar, click on Events > Calendar in the navigation menu on the left or follow this link.

Guidelines for editing research theses

IPED has launched the revised and updated edition of 'The editing of research theses by professional editors'. Find out more on the IPED page.

Wear the society on your sleeve

To celebrate its 40th birthday, Society of Editors (Victoria) has produced a range of branded society merchandise. There's something for everyone - from t-shirts and hats to coffee mugs and mouse pads. Check out the entire range on the Cafepress online shop.

Find us on Facebook, Linked In and Twitter

Join the society's Facebook page to see photos from recent society events, connect with other editors or check out coming events.

If you're on Linked In, join the society's Linked In Group and share ideas and advice with fellow editors.

Twitter much? So do we! Follow the society for the latest and greatest in the world of editing.

Bookshop discounts

Did you know that the following bookshops offer Society of Editors (Victoria) members a 10% discount on all full-priced stock?

The Brunswick Street Bookstore
305 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Paperback Bookshop
60 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Continental Bookshop and Soundbooks
(specialising in foreign language books and audio books)
439 Burke Road, Glen Iris 3146

Ballarat Books
15 Armstrong St North, Ballarat VIC
(excluding booklist and sale and nett priced items)

Yet another good reason to become a member!

New FAQ: Providing an estimate or quote

The FAQ section has a new item on the issues that freelancers should consider when providing an estimate or quote.

Editors in Conversation 2

In this second volume in the Editors in Conversation series, Australian editors from widely different backgrounds discuss their careers, offering rare and fascinating glimpses into their working lives and the editing profession. All have witnessed rapid changes in the publishing world and provide candid insights with liberal doses of wit and wisdom.

Editors in Conversation 2 is sponsored by the Centre for the Book (Monash University), the Society of Editors (Victoria), the Queensland Society of Editors and the NSW Society of Editors.

For more details, visit our Books page. To order your copy of Editors in Conversation 2, complete the order form [PDF 280 KB] and post to the Society of Editors (Vicotria.).

Professional indemnity and public liability insurance

The Society of Editors (Victoria) now offers full members a discount rate on professional indemnity and public liability insurance through an exclusive arrangement with insurance broker Aon.

Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance

The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance offers discounts to society's members. Visit the Alliance membership page to find out more.

The Society of Editors (Victoria) Inc. is an association for people who are engaged professionally in editing for publication.
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