The Well-Chosen Word

"Choice words and measured phrase, above the reach
Of ordinary men"
- William Wordsworth

Erin Hartshorn Indexer, Copyeditor, Proofreader, Writer

Freelancing Resources

Very few people are truly self-made. This is a collection of sources I have used, to varying extents, as I have developed my business. My reliance upon them continues.

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Indexing Sites
Indexing Books
Editing Sites
Editing and Freelance Books
Freelance Writing and Other Writing Sites
Other Freelance Sites
Other Book and Publishing Related Sites
Other Books
Job Listings

Indexing Sites

American Society for Indexing
Society of Indexers
Indexing Society of Canada / Société canadienne d'indexation (ISC/SCI)
Australian and New Zealand Society of Indexers
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Indexing Books
Indexing Books
Nancy Mulvany
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1994
Indexing from A to Z
Hans Wellisch
H.W. Wilson Company, Bronx, NY, 1991
Indexing Concepts and Methods
Harold Borko and Charles Bernier
Academic Press, 1978
Indexing Specialties: Medicine
Pilar Wyman, ed.
American Society for Indexing
Information Today, 1999
Beyond Book Indexing
Diane Brenner and Marilyn Rowland, eds.
American Society for Indexing
Information Today, 2000
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Editing Sites
Bay Area Editors' Forum
List of Freelancers (maintained by Copyediting-L)

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Editing and Proofreading Books
The Copyeditor's Handbook
Amy Einsohn
University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2000
Copyediting: A Practical Guide (2nd ed.)
Karen Judd
Crisp Publications, Inc., Menlo Park, CA, 1990
Mark My Words: Instruction and Practice in Proofreading (3rd ed.)
Peggy Smith
EEI Press, Alexandria, VA, 1997
Effective Onscreen Editing: new tools for an old profession
Geoff Hart
Diaskeuasis Publishing, 2008
Making Word Work for You
Hilary Powers
Editorial Freelancers Association, 2007

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Freelance Writing and Other Writing Sites
Freelance Writing Jobs (group of blogs)
JobHero's Freelance Writing Guide
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Other Freelance Sites
Intuit QuickBook's Resource Center
Freelance Folder
How to Create an Online Portfolio
SmallFuel Marketing Blog
Men With Pens
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Other Book and Publishing Related Sites
National Federation of Abstracting & Information Services
Society for Technical Communication
Project Gutenberg
Library of Congress
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Other Books
The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.)
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010
The New Fowler's Modern English Usage (3rd ed.)
R.W. Burchfield, ed.
Clarendon Press, New York, 1996
Editorial Freelancing: A Practical Guide
Trumbull Rogers
Aletheia Publications, Bayside, New York, 1995
Job Listings
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The Well-Chosen Word
Erin Hartshorn
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Bethlehem, PA 18017

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