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EFA members, learn more about volunteering at events such as book festivals and trade conferences in your area by visiting the Representing the EFA webpage.

As the U.S. begins a return to in-person events this year, the EFA defers to local public health guidelines regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the discretion of local coordinators in deciding to resume in-person meetings and events. For updates, please see the listings below or contact your local chapter.

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October 2022

Visit the EFA at DFWCon 2022!

October 8 - October 9
Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Dr
Hurst, TX 76054 United States
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Once again, we're exhibiting at the Dallas Fort Worth Writers Conference! Stop by our booth to introduce yourself and learn more about the benefits of EFA membership, as well as hiring the right freelancer for…

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Intermediate Line Editing for Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

October 10
"Line editing isn't about correction. It's showing the writer the power of their own voice." —Christina M. Frey, instructor

Today is the last day to register for this popular four-week course! This four-week intermediate class goes beyond the basics of line editing, honing your editorial skills to bring out…

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Developmental Editing of Fiction: Intermediate

October 10
"Developmental editors are solution finders—we offer guidance, not critiques." —Val Mathews, instructor

Today is the last day to register for this four-week course! If you have experience in fiction developmental editing (or if you’ve taken “Developmental Editing of Fiction: Beginning”), this four-week…

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Tracking Editorial Projects from Start to Finish

October 10
"Tracking projects and recording metrics helps you streamline your process, freeing your time and brain so you can focus on editing." —Katie Chambers, instructor

Today is the last day to register for this webinar! If you’ve gotten disorganized or haven’t been tracking necessary project data, or you do track it but in a way…

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North Texas Chapter: October Virtual Coffee Hour

October 12th @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT

Join the next coffee hour at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 12, through Zoom. On the second Wednesday of each month, our members get together over coffee to talk editing and entrepreneurship. We…

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Grammar Fundamentals

October 19
"Never taken a grammar course or need a refresher? The Grammar Fundamentals course will give you a solid grounding." —Kirk Perry, instructor

Refresh your knowledge of grammar with this brand-new course, launching today! Students will learn how to identify and fix grammar errors, as well as how to revise sentences for smoothness…

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Los Angeles Chapter Fall Meeting

October 19th @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PDT
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The fall meeting of EFA's Los Angeles Area chapter will be a Zoom event on Wednesday, October 19 from 4-5:30 pm (Pacific Time). Karla Olson, book publisher at Patagonia, and…

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Content Services beyond Developmental Editing

October 22nd @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

A developmental edit is the most well-known content service, but there are other ways to service a manuscript's content without doing a complete overhaul of its structure. As editors, we…

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Introduction to Google Analytics for Editorial Professionals

October 24
"Learn how to use Google Analytics 4 to see who's visiting your website and improve the digital marketing for your editing business." —Cody Sisco, instructor

Today is the last day to register for this webinar! In this webinar, you’ll learn how to use Google Analytics to understand your website traffic, and discover how to improve…

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November 2022

Visit the EFA at AMWA 2022

November 2 - November 5
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Once again, we're exhibiting at the American Medical Writers Association Conference this year! Stop by our booth to learn more about the benefits of EFA membership as well as hiring the right…

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