Free workshop to revise editing standards

You are invited to attend a workshop to revise the ‘Australian standards for editing practice’. The ‘Standards’ underpin the work of all editors and are the basis of IPEd’s accreditation exam.

Kerry Davies, AE, president of the Queensland Society of Editors, will facilitate the meeting to be held in Perth on Saturday 18 February.

A flyer and all the papers are attached FYI.

If you can attend this important event, please enrol as soon as possible. More details about what is needed will be sent to members who enrol or who express an interest.

Please don’t hesitate to ask if you have any questions.

EVENT: Revision of IPEd standards

VENUE: Tom Dadour Community Centre, 363 Bagot Road, Subiaco

DATE: Saturday, 18 February 2012

TIME: 9.45 am for 10 am, finishing at 4 pm

COST: Free

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

*****  ENROL ASAP to kcoyle@westnet.com.au *****

Documents required
1. Discussion paper

2. Current version of Standards

3. Most recent draft revision of Standards

4. A track changes comparison of 2 and 3 above

5. Professional Editorial Standards, Canada 2009

6. SfEP Code of Practice Ensuring Editorial Excellence UK 2005 with special attention to sections 5 and 6

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About Robin Bower

Robin is an accredited editor and author living in Perth, Western Australia. She has lived in Melbourne, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur, and loves travelling especially in Asia. She has a master's degree in creative writing. Her day job is publishing manager in the Western Australian government resources sector. She is a Past President of the Society of Editors (WA) Inc., and past assistant editor of indigo literary journal. BOOKS AVAILABLE ON AMAZON Beyond Home - a daughter's journey - novel Senses of Paris - a literary and artistic journey with artist, Christine Vandenbergh, winner of Paris Book Festival, arts and photography section My River Sanctuary - novel See website at www.robinbower.com.