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
http://www.asindexing.org
 
 
Society of Indexers
http://www.indexers.org.uk
 
 
Indexing Society of Canada / Société canadienne d'indexation (ISC/SCI)
http://www.indexers.ca
 
 
Australian and New Zealand Society of Indexers
https://www.anzsi.org
 
 
Indexstudents
http://www.indexstudents.com
 
 
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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
http://www.editorsforum.org
 
 
List of Freelancers (maintained by Copyediting-L)
http://www.copyediting-l.info/freelance.html
 
 


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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
http://www.geoff-hart.com/books/eoe/onscreen-book.htm
 
Making Word Work for You
Hilary Powers
Editorial Freelancers Association, 2007
http://www.the-efa.org/res/booklets.php
 


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Freelance Writing and Other Writing Sites
Inkwell Editorial blog: How to Start a Successful Freelance Writing Career
http://inkwelleditorial.com (current site)
http://inkwelleditorial.blogspot.com (archives up to September 2009)
 
 
Angela Booth's Writing Blog
http://www.angelabooth.biz
 
 
Freelance Writing Jobs (group of blogs)
http://www.freelancewritinggigs.com/
 
 
JobHero's Freelance Writing Guide
http://www.jobhero.com/freelance-writing-guide
 
 
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Other Freelance Sites
Intuit QuickBook's Resource Center
http://quickbooks.intuit.com/r/
 
Freelance Folder
http://freelancefolder.com
 
SmallFuel Marketing Blog
http://www.smallfuel.com/blog
 
Men With Pens
http://menwithpens.ca
 
 
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Other Book and Publishing Related Sites
National Federation of Abstracting & Information Services
http://www.nfais.org/
 
 
Society for Technical Communication
http://www.stc.org
 
 
Project Gutenberg
http://gutenberg.net
 
 
Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov
 
 
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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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Erin Hartshorn
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