Editorial Freelancers Association



February 24, 2017 - 16:50 PM

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News and Events

DFWNorthTexas

Activities of EFA's North Texas chapter will be posted here. For additional information, contact Leslie Karen Lutz and Ingrid Scroggins, chapter coordinators, at chap_dfw AT the-efa.org. You must be an EFA member to join an EFA chapter. Chapter events are open to all members, guests of members, and freelancers interested in joining EFA.


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Previous Meetings

Marketing Techniques for Freelance Editors

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Michelle Josette, a distinguished member of the North Texas Chapter of the EFA, will hold a workshop to help editors (and aspiring editors) learn how to market themselves effectively. Come learn some new online tricks and maximize your income potential.

Date: Saturday, February 18 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: The Simmons Center 508 Simmons Center Euless, TX 76040 Cost: $0

Nonmembers are welcome.

Editor Coffee Hour

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Join us for the monthly Editor Coffee Hour to share ideas, get a sounding board for project challenges and take a social break from working alone.

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, February 8

Location: The Buttermilk Cafe

Address: 337 E. Pipeline Road, Bedford, Texas 76022

Editor Coffee Hour

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Join us for the monthly Editor Coffee Hour to share ideas, get a sounding board for project challenges and take a social break from working alone.

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, January 11

Location: The Buttermilk Cafe

Address: 337 E. Pipeline Road, Bedford, Texas 76022

Editor Coffee Hour

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Join us for the monthly Editor Coffee Hour to share ideas, get a sounding board for project challenges and take a social break from working alone.

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, December 14

Location: The Buttermilk Cafe

Address: 337 E. Pipeline Road, Bedford, Texas 76022

Chapter Meeting: Business planning for 2017

Saturday, November 12, 2016

The focus will be on planning for our editorial businesses in 2017. We'll have a working session to identify relevant meeting topics, a presentation about the Dallas Small Business Development Center and an editing-tips session on how establishing the right tone in your manuscript comments can help cultivate repeat business.

Details: Date: Saturday, November 12 Time: 1-3 p.m. Place: University of Dallas, 1845 E. Northgate Dr., Irving, Texas 75062, Haggerty Science, Room 212 (elevator available) Parking: Our members are free to park in lots C, F, A, and D. Handicapped spots are in lots C and F.

Questions? Contact Ingrid Scroggins at iscro@att.net.

Editor Coffee Hour

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Join us for the monthly Editor Coffee Hour to share ideas, get a sounding board for project challenges and take a social break from working alone.

Time: 11 a.m. Date: Wednesday, November 9 Location: The Buttermilk Cafe Address: 337 E. Pipeline Road, Bedford, Texas 76022

CHAPTER MEETING The focus will be on planning for our editorial businesses in 2017. We'll have a working session to identify relevant meeting topics, a presentation about the Dallas Small Business Development Center and an editing-tips session on how establishing the right tone in your manuscript comments can help cultivate repeat business.

Date: Saturday, November 12 Time: 1 - 3 p.m. Place: University of Dallas 1845 E. Northgate Dr., Irving, Texas 75062 Haggerty Science, Room 212 (elevator available) Parking: Our members are free to park in lots C, F, A, and D. Handicapped spots are in lots C and F.

Editor Coffee Hour

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Join us for the monthly Editor Coffee Hour to share ideas, get a sounding board for project challenges and take a social break from working alone.

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, October 12

Location: The Buttermilk Cafe

Address: 337 E. Pipeline Road, Bedford, Texas 76022

Editor Coffee Hour

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Join us for the monthly Editor Coffee Hour to share ideas, get a sounding board for project challenges and take a social break from working alone.

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, October 12

Location: The Buttermilk Cafe

Address: 337 E. Pipeline Road, Bedford, Texas 76022

Editor Coffee Hour

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Join us for the monthly Editor Coffee Hour to share ideas, get a sounding board for project challenges and take a social break from working alone.

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 14

Location: Buttermilk Cafe

Address: 337 E. Pipeline Road, Bedford, Texas 76022

Chapter Meeting: Build Your Editing Business

Saturday, August 20, 2016

This meeting has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Editor Coffee

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Join us for this informal monthly gathering to talk editorial shop and life in general.

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Location: The Buttermilk Cafe

Address: 337 E. Pipeline Road, Bedford, TX 76022

Monthly Editor Coffee Hour

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Mimi's Cafe is in the popular Arlington Highlands shopping area right off Interstate 20. See you there at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 8. We'll have a reserved table.

Details: 301 E. Interstate 20 Highway Arlington, Texas 76018 (817) 466-3212

The restaurant is near AT&T and Men's Wearhouse Big & Tall. Check out Mimi's Cafe website for the menu and directions. Also see the Arlington Highlands website for additional information, if needed.

Editor Coffee Hour

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Join us for this informal, monthly gathering to talk editorial shop and life in general.

Time: 12 p.m. Date: Wednesday, May 11

Location: Panera Bread 595 E. Round Grove Road Lewisville, TX 75067

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The Art of Writing History

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Join us for a talk with award-winning author Carmen Goldthwaite, author of Texas Ranch Women.

Location: Mustang Park Recreation Center 2223 Kinwest Parkway Irving, TX 75063

Time: 1:15 p.m. Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

North Texas Chapter Meeting

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Location: University of Dallas Haggerty Science Center, room 101 1845 East Northgate Drive Irving, Texas 75062-4736

Editors and Writers: Guest Speaker Laura Parker Castoro

Saturday, September 12, 2015

A Beautiful Friendship? How the Right Editor-Author Relationship Can Make a Manuscript the Best it Can Be

2:30 p.m., Saturday, September 12, 2015

Mustang Park Recreation Center 2223 Kinwest Parkway Irving, TX 75063

The relationship between a writer and editor can make or break any manuscript. How do you get it right? Laura Parker Castoro, a USA Today best-selling author who has written over forty novels, has advice for editors and writers as they work to get the idea from the page to the bookshelf. This talk is open to the public.

Meeting of the North Texas Chapter of the EFA

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Join us for a Saturday afternoon meeting. Jim Brown, local eBook guru, will host a workshop about eBook conversion and Microsoft Word. If you would like to take part in the practical portion of the workshop, please bring your laptop to the meeting.

The meeting will be held on the University of Dallas campus. Address: University of Dallas Carpenter Hall, Room 219 1845 East Northgate Drive Irving, Texas 75062-4736

Contact: Leslie Karen Lutz Chapter Coordinator elliottbayediting@gmail.com

 

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