• October is book club month!

    Posted on: 29 September 2015

    Bring your glasses (of the spectacular kind), your favourite book and your festive book club mindset, and we’ll have an evening of serious fun.

  • Special General Meeting - IPEd Transition Plan

    Posted on: 29 September 2015

    Monday 26 October, 6.00–7.00 pm. At this SGM full members have their only opportunity to cast in-person votes for the IPEd Transition Plan.

  • Structural editing workshop

    Posted on: 10 August 2015

    Covering structural editing skills as used in fiction and creative non-fiction texts, this workshop will provide participants with ample opportunity to put newly learned skills into practice.

  • Annual General Meeting and 25th birthday celebration

    Posted on: 14 July 2015

    At this year’s AGM, on Thursday 27 August, the formalities will be kept to a minimum and the celebration of 25 years of the Society of Editors (SA) to a maximum.

  • BELS exam to be held in Brisbane

    Posted on: 29 June 2015

    BELS will be holding an exam at the Australasian Medical Writers’ Association conference in Brisbane on Sunday 30 August 2015.

  • Next general meeting Wednesday 24 June: Memoir editing

    Posted on: 12 June 2015

    At our next members' meeting we'll be hearing from four editors about the challenges and joys of memoir editing.

  • May General Meeting

    Posted on: 06 May 2015

    Members are invited to our next general meeting on Monday 18 May at to discuss IPEd's proposals for the new membership model and to provide feedback before the structure is put to a vote.

  • Winner of the IPEd Prize 2014

    Posted on: 23 March 2015

    The winner of the IPEd Prize 2014 is Brenda Gurr for her essay ‘Breaking the rules: editing with prescription and description’.

  • IPEd website links for AEs and DEs

    Posted on: 23 March 2015

    Accredited editors have the opportunity to have their names listed on the ‘Accredited editors’ page of the IPEd website and have it linked to other URLs.

  • National Survey of Editors 2014 report now complete

    Posted on: 23 March 2015

    Members can view the report as well as the responses to some of the most interesting open-ended questions on the IPEd website.

  • SfEP/SI 1st joint conference: discount for IPEd society members

    Posted on: 17 March 2015

    To be held on 5 - 7 September 2015. Members of IPEd societies of editors can register at a discounted rate. Registrations until 3 July.

  • Advanced MS Word for editors

    Posted on: 17 March 2015

    Sought-after MS Word industry trainer Kevin O' Brien will present this workshop designed to resolve some of your most troublesome Word issues and take your expertise to a new level.

  • It's time for a treat!

    Posted on: 15 February 2015

    Members are invited to meet and hear witty and articulate author and cultural commentator Jerry Pinto.

  • Represent IPEd at the 2015 editing conference in Toronto

    Posted on: 13 January 2015

    IPEd is calling for expressions of interest from society members to represent IPEd at the Editing Goes Global 2015 Conference in Toronto, Canada from 12 to 14 June 2015.

  • 2015 Australian Conference for Editors, Indexers and Publishing Professionals

    Posted on: 18 December 2014

    Thought you had missed the the registration deadline? You're in luck, it's been extended for a few more weeks.

  • Join us for Christmas dinner at Tin Cat Cafe

    Posted on: 02 November 2014

    Members and their guests are warmly invited to join us on 27 November for our Christmas dinner and a surprise musical treat.

  • National Mentoring Program workshop

    Posted on: 14 October 2014

    This 2.5-hour workshop for editors interested in being mentors offers the chance to find out how to develop yourself and another editor professionally in a two-way learning experience.

  • Six questions on website usage

    Posted on: 08 October 2014

    Help IPEd redesign their website to make it more helpful to you, a society of editors member. Only six questions that shouldn't take more than two minutes to complete.

  • Next members’ meeting: Editors’ Book Club

    Posted on: 14 September 2014

    Meet special Guest Reader Adelaide City Council Librarian, Therese McGowan, who is in charge of programming at the very new City Library in Rundle Mall.

  • Professional development webinar for medical writers and editors

    Posted on: 16 July 2014

    'Add-ins: work smarter & faster in MS Word' This online professional development workshop on 23 July 2014 introduces four Word add-ins.

  • Editorial mentoring: What's in it for you?

    Posted on: 30 May 2014

    Join us at our next general members' meeting as we get our part of the mentoring program under way.

  • Society for Editors and Proofreaders' 25th annual conference

    Posted on: 14 April 2014

    Registration closes on 18 July for the SfEP annual conference in Surrey on 13 to 15 September.

  • Ebooks 101 for editors

    Posted on: 31 March 2014

    Do you want to start learning about ebooks, but don’t know where to begin? This is the course for you.

  • Next members meeting: Editing career paths

    Posted on: 31 March 2014

    Editing careers are many and varied. Have you ever wondered what other editors do or how they got into their particular field?

  • Notes on the accreditation exam 2014

    Posted on: 27 March 2014

    Here you will find a comprehensive set of notes to guide you through your exam preparation.

  • What's next in …the word?

    Posted on: 07 March 2014

    What does poet and editor Mark Tredinnick say about the importance of good writing? Read all about this and more in the latest edition of ...the word later this month.

  • 2014 Accreditation Exam

    Posted on: 02 January 2014

    The fifth IPEd Accreditation Exam will be held Sat 3 May 2014. Like the previous four exams, this will be a pen and paper exam.


    Posted on: 11 October 2013

    Our next meeting invites members to discuss the future of IPEd from 6 pm to 7 pm, to eat and drink from 7 to 7.30 pm, and to think and talk about books for the rest of the evening. Includes a special Honorary Life Membership ceremony for Celia Jellett.

  • April General Meeting: All about print-on-demand

    Posted on: 03 April 2013

    Tuesday 23 April, SA Writers' Centre, Rundle Street, Adelaide. Join us for a presentation to our new Accredited Editors, followed by guest speaker Stephen Lewis, from Digital Print Australia, discussing print-on-demand, how it's done and how editors can make best use of this technology.

  • Editing theses – the joy and the challenge

    Posted on: 18 February 2013

    The first members’ meeting for 2013 featured a panel of three editors with great experience in academic editing.

  • Social media for editors

    Posted on: 10 November 2012

    It’s practically impossible to ignore the rise of social media and it’s becoming an integral part of our lives whether we like it or not. If you’re trying to market your professional skills it’s pretty much a necessity to have a website and also a social media presence.

  • The business of editing

    Posted on: 27 October 2012

    Kathie Stove is a distinguished member of Society of Editors SA. She is a highly experienced freelance editor and she led the national team that developed the Australian Standards for Editing Practice. Whether you are a practising freelance editor or an aspiring one, or an editor who wants to take a look at the way you work, Kathie’s workshop is designed to provide a range of valuable insights.

  • Preparing for the accreditation exam

    Posted on: 12 August 2012

    Meryl Potter is an editor, writer and project manager with more than 30 years’ publishing experience in education, trade, academic and custom book publishing, trade magazines and professional journals, and for a broad range of corporations and corporate consultancies. She teaches editing for the Macleay College Diploma of Book Editing and Publishing, and has presented workshops for the NSW and SA Society of Editors. Meryl has played a major role in designing and preparing questions for the Accreditation Exam.

  • Accreditation exam: exploring the process with a panel of survivors

    Posted on: 28 June 2012

    Come and meet four editors who sat last year’s exam and survived the process. Eleanor Ahern, Lisa Morrison, Birgitt Olsen and Andrea Rankin tell all!

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