3725 PROOFREADING & EDITING

Schedule

Sun Jul 14 2024 at 10:00 am to 04:00 pm

UTC-05:00

Location

Discovery Center | Chicago, IL

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Behind every newspaper, magazine, billboard ad, and book is a sharp proofreader/editor who doesn't make the mistakes of the human 'brian".
About this Event

3725 PROOFREADING & EDITING

How imortant are proofreading and editing in our digital world?

Think of how many times you’re reading during the course of the day: Newspapers. Magazines. Billboard Ads. Books. Websites. Blog sites.

  • Behind every one of these is a sharp proofreader/editor who doesn't make the mistakes of the human 'brian".

Have you seen the number of courses on proofreading and editing today?

  • How do you know which one is right for you?
  • Which ones teach you the skills for a long career?
  • Who is available after the course for references and additional help?

Confused? Join the original-The DIscovery Center's Proofreading/Editing Class-at our offices and online!

Course Highlights:

  • Learn the differences between proofreading and editing.
  • Receive personalized follow-ups with instructor.
  • Learn and practice proofreading and editing marks.
  • Join in exercises and games to hone proofreading skills and build confidence.
  • Ensure that your final product is polished, targeted and error-free.
  • Learn how to build your business on a full or part-time basis.
  • Learn negotiating skills that allow you to work your own hours and get paid a competitive salary.
  • Learn how to detect scams in the industry.

Bring a fine-point red pen! And a sharp mind.

Instructor: Alison Moran-Powers has been editing publications since 1987. She's done it all... newsletters, brochures, magazines, digital media presentations, annual reports, and community newspapers. Some advice from this veteran writer? "It's the details that'll K*ll you. Read critically and read again!"

THIS IS A HYBRID CLASS MEANING IT HAS THE OPTION TO BE TAKEN IN PERSON OR ONLINE

Material Fee: $35 Location: 4318 N Elston or Online 1 session

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Discovery Center, 4318 North Elston Avenue, Chicago, United States

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Tickets

USD 110.00

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