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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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July 2022

Word Macros A to Z

July 18
"Word macro tools help you edit faster and more accurately, and you don't need to be a tech whiz to use them." —Jennifer Yankopolus, instructor

A new session of this popular course begins today! Registration closes two business days before the start of the course.  For more information and to register, go to the course page.

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Visit the EFA at the 2022 San Francisco Writers Conference

July 21 - July 24
Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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Once again, we're exhibiting and presenting at the San Francisco 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…

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Visit the EFA at the 2022 Writers Digest Conference

July 28 - July 31
Hilton New York Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Once again, we’re exhibiting at the Writers Digest Annual Conference! Stop by our booth to introduce yourself and learn more about the benefits of EFA membership, as well as hiring the…

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August 2022

Introduction to Line Editing Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

August 8
"Line editing isn't about correct. It's showing the writer the power of their own voice." —Christina M. Frey, instructor

A new round of this popular course begins today! Registration closes two business days before the start of the course.  For more information and to register, go to the course page.

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Editing Young Adult Fiction

August 17
"YA fiction has exploded in recent years. Learn how to edit this fast-paced category of fiction and expand your skill set." —Lou Piccolo, instructor

This brand-new course begins today! Register at any time for this self-paced course.  For more information and to register, go to the course page.

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Developmental Editing of Fiction: Intermediate

August 29
"Developmental editors are solution finders—we offer guidance, not critiques." —Val Mathews, instructor

This engaging four-week course opens today! Registration closes two business days before the start of the course.  For more information and to register, go to the course page.

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September 2022

Book Mapping for Developmental Editors

September 5
"Learn how book mapping can help you develop plot, deepen characters, and identify themes—even when the creative process gets messy." —Heidi Fiedler, instructor

Expand your developmental editing skills with this useful course, starting today! Registration closes two business days before the start of the course.  For more information and to register, go to the…

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Working with Indie Authors

September 7
"Learn to create positive ongoing working relationships, use your time efficiently, and be an asset to the indie authors who hire you." —Tanya Gold, instructor

Boost your freelance editing business with this brand-new course, launching today! Register at any time for this self-paced course.  For more information and to register, go to the course page.

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Editing Children’s Picture Books

September 21
"Picture books make a magical impression that lasts a lifetime. Help authors create that magic!" —Lou Piccolo, instructor

Learn everything you need to know to get started editing children's picture books, starting today! Registration closes two business days before the start of the course.  For more information and…

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Developmental Editing of Fiction: Beginning

September 28
"Developmental editors are solution finders—we offer guidance, not critiques." —Val Mathews, instructor

A new session of this popular five-week course begins today! Registration closes two business days before the start of the course.  For more information and to register, go to the course…

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