The Open Desk

Margie Beilharz

Freelance editor and writer in science, environment, education, health

Tag: events

  • Event: Finding work

    The 22 February Finding work panel discussion (see previous post) was written up by Danielle Vecchio for the Editors Victoria March newsletter. You can read the summary of tips and ideas here.

  • February 2018 Event: Finding freelance work as an editor

    I’m looking forward to hosting a panel on finding work for freelance editors at the next Editors Victoria evening meeting on Thursday 22 February 2018, here in Melbourne. I’ll be chatting with three experienced editors who have experience in freelancing and/or employing freelance editors (and all three have also taught editing): Lorna Hendry, a freelance…

  • Regional meet-ups, metro dinner meetings, training: August 2016 newsletter

    The August newsletter for Editors Victoria is out now, with an interview with editor and author Lucy Treloar, book reviews, events and more

  • Science and communication in Brisbane 2016

    The Australian Science Communicators are holding their annual conference in Brisbane on Friday 11 March. It’s networking and professional development for people who communicate science and technology to the general public, students or other audiences. Registration is now open. The trip to Brisbane will be doubly worthwhile as you can also go along to the  inaugural…

  • Australia’s best science writing 2015

    Australia’s best science writing 2015 If you’re in Sydney next Tuesday (27 Oct 2015), you could attend the launch of the Best Australian Science Writing 2015 anthology, edited by science journalist Bianca Nogrady. The winner of the $7000 Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing will also be announced. More info and link to registration on the UNSW Science website.…

  • Talking editing at the Wheeler Centre

    I’m looking forward to talking editing on a panel for Writers Victoria next Monday 7 September, in collaboration with Editors Victoria. If you’re in Melbourne, come along for an insight into the world of editors and editing.