Current Classes & Events

If you’re not sure what type of editor you want to be, start here: our self-paced class for aspiring freelance book editors. Available on demand.

Freelance Book Editing 101: What You Need to Know to Succeed

Want to learn how to copyedit fiction and  nonfiction books? We’ve got a Zoom class for that, and it starts September 28/30, 2020.

Copyediting Fiction and Nonfiction Books: Principles & Mechanics

Have you always wished you could help an author write a better story? This class will get you there. Starting October 15, 2020.

Developmental Editing for Fiction

Interested in developmental and line editing for nonfiction books like personal growth, health and wellness, and memoirs? We have another Zoom class for that, starting September 29, 2020.

Developmental and Line Editing for Popular Nonfiction Books

Upcoming Classes & Events

For students who want more practice in copyediting fiction and nonfiction in a small-group setting (like a writing workshop, only for editing), we’ll soon offer a three-month Practicum beginning in January 2020.

Copyediting Fiction and Nonfiction Books: Practicum

For students who want in-depth mentoring/coaching with individual feedback, working on full manuscripts, stay tuned for our six-month Mentorship beginning in January 2020.

Copyediting Fiction and Nonfiction Books: Mentorship

We will post information on these classes as soon as it’s available.

Past Classes & Events

Freelance Book Editing 101 (live Zoom class)
January – March 2020

Online Mentoring Group for Copyediting and Proofreading
September 2018 – April 2019

Live Class Series on Copyediting & Proofreading
January 24 – February 28, 2019
Montpelier Senior Activity Center, Montpelier, VT

Live Class Series on Developmental & Line Editing
January 23 – February 20, 2019
Montpelier Senior Activity Center, Montpelier, VT

Sponsor, Burlington Book Festival 2018
October 12–14, 2018
Burlington, VT

Special Session: Beyond Copyediting: Expanding Your Business to Include Developmental and Line Editing
September 23, 2018
Communication Central’s 13th Annual “Be a Better Freelancer” Conference
Rochester, NY

Class Series: Copyediting and Proofreading Trade Books 
June 28–July 26, 2018
Montpelier Senior Center, Montpelier, VT

One-day Workshop: Getting Started as Freelance Book Editor
June 16, 2018
Hampton Inn, Colchester, VT

Public Talk: Learn How You Can Become a Freelance Book Editor
May 16, 2018
Fletcher Free Library, Burlington, VT

One-day Workshop: How To Get Started as a Freelance Book Editor
January 27, 2018
Capitol Plaza Hotel, Montpelier, VT

Public Talk: Learn the Craft and Business of Freelance Book Editing
December 11, 2017
Kellogg Hubbard Library, Montpelier, VT

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