Editorial Freelancers Association



June 26, 2017 - 6:37 AM

EMPLOYERS

FREELANCERS


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Indiana

Activities of EFA's Indiana chapter will be posted here. For additional information, contact Megan Knoll and Victoria M. Adang, chapter coordinators, at chap_indiana AT the-efa.org. You must be an EFA member to join an EFA chapter. Chapter events are open to all members, guests of members, and freelancers interested in joining EFA.


Next Meeting

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Previous Meetings

Headshots (signup required)

Saturday, March 11, 2017

The Indiana chapter of the EFA will meet 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 11 in downtown Indianapolis. We have hired a photographer to take digital portraits for members. Signups for the 15-minute sessions are required. For the who, when, where, and how, email us at chap_indiana@the-efa.org.

Please note that this is a members-only opportunity.

Rave/Rant

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Join us for our next meeting Saturday, November 12, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Bring your best and worst editing stories as we network and celebrate/commiserate over the dream projects and the jobs that turned out to be nightmares. We'll serve light refreshments and award prizes for the best rants and raves.

We'll meet in the Stage room at the Fishers library (Five Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN 46038).

Editing Tools Comparison

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Join us June 25 at 10:00 a.m. for our next meeting. We'll meet in the Stage room at the Fishers library (Five Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN 46038).

EFA member Dan Hawkins, the owner of Hawkins Editing, LLC, will present an Editing Tools Comparison. He will examine the platform requirements, cost, functions, and strengths and weaknesses of six computerized editing tools. The tools range from revered to reviled and their costs range from free to $139.95 per year. Some are web based, some stand alone, and some are Word add-ins. Dan will share his experience with the editing features of FileCleaner, Grammarly, Hemingway, Microsoft Word, PerfectIt, and SmartEdit. The presentation will also include a brief demonstration of each tool.

General membership meeting

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Join us in the East meeting room at the Fishers library for a general membership meeting. We'll have light refreshments and maybe even door prizes! The library is located at Five Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN 46038.

To get to the East meeting room from the main entrance, take an immediate right and follow the hallway through the double doors and down the stairs/ramp. It's the last room on the right. (From the entrance on the east side of the building, it's the first room on the left.)

Announcement

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

I am pleased to announce that Vicki Adang and Megan Knoll will take over as co-coordinators of our Indiana EFA chapter in 2016. Meeting information will be posted then.

Fritz Grief, CPA, Speaker Meeting

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Location: Monon Community Center, Carmel, IN 46032

"The Power of Your LinkedIn Profile"

Saturday, March 21, 2015

This is a hands-on LinkedIn workshop taught by Social Media expert Dave Meeker for members only (library rules). Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

Place: Fishers Library, Five Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN 46038 (317) 579-0300 Time: 10am-12noon

Questions? Please contact Denise Buschmann or Susan Moritz for more details.

Speaker/Planning Meeting at Fishers Library

Saturday, November 15, 2014

We will meet at Fishers Library on Saturday, November 15, at 10:30 a.m. Bring your own drink and lunch or a snack. Vicki Adang will speak on the editors' and writers' conference that she attended in California in October. She will have very helpful suggestions and tips for us all.

This is also a regrouping and planning meeting. We will decide what type of meetings we would like to have in 2015 and if we would like to do something for the holidays. We have an annual stipend from EFA to spend for chapter meetings. The EFA year began September first.

We have 29 members now, so I am looking forward to meeting some of our new members. Your suggestions and ideas are very much welcomed.

August Stress Relievers Meeting

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Please join us for an EFA Indiana meeting for sharing stress relievers that work for you at Fishers' Library. Bring photos of your vacation to share, if you like, from anytime in the past year or thereabouts. Or, bring photos of people or pets who help you meet your client deadlines and tell why they are a great help. Key words: Sharing and fun.

I have a very exciting trip planned to Montana August 4-7. It's a huge bucket list check off.

Bring your own sack lunch and drink. Visitors welcome!

See you there!

Complimentary Chair Massage and Relaxation Techniques

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Place: Fishers Library, Five Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN 46038 (317) 579-0300

Bring your own sack lunch and drink.

Janet Nicholson-Douglas, a certified massage therapist, will give complimentary chair massages during the meeting. She will also recommend relaxation techniques that we can implement while working at our computers.

Please RSVP.

Look forward to seeing you all there!

February Meeting Cancelled

Friday, January 17, 2014

Our next meeting will be held at the Fisher's Library (off of 116th Street exit of I-69) in Fishers, IN, at 11 a.m.

Bring a sack lunch and your time-saving ideas to share with the group for a lively discussion. They have a large selection of drinks in a drink machine in the library. The address is:

Fishers Library, Five Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN 46038 (317) 579-0300

Hope to see you there! Denise

Ruth Thaler-Carter Marketing Workshop, October 26, 2013

Saturday, October 26, 2013

The workshop will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 26th, at the Renaissance North Hotel in Carmel, IN. Attendance is free, but RSVPs are required and participants will be responsible for their meals. A buffet lunch will be provided at $15/per person. Gluten-free and vegan options are available from the menu.

To attend, RSVP to Denise Buschmann at denise.buschmann@gmail.com by October 24th.

August 10th Meeting, Lafayette

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Editors, writers, proofreaders are welcome to join us even if you haven't yet joined EFA.

Saturday, August 10th at 11:15am, Attire: Summer, casual, Discussion Topic: Members will share marketing tips for obtaining new clients and/or how to ask existing clients for more work, possibly in a different area (e.g. editor who is also a writer).

Walt's Other Pub, 3001 South 9th Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47909 Phone: (765) 474-9527

May meeting

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Our planning and networking May meeting was held at the Renaissance North Hotel in Carmel, Indiana. Two members and three visitors were in attendance. Two visitors said they had decided to join EFA and the third said she is considering it. Marie will contact someone she knows, who is very active with EFA, to come and speak to our group. We still need other suggestions for speakers. Denise forwarded meeting minutes to all members and the three visitors, who requested them.

Complimentary Chair Massage and Relaxation Techniques

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Place: Fishers Library, Five Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN 46038 (317) 579-0300

Bring your own sack lunch and drink. If you prefer to purchase a drink there, a vending machine in the library offers a large variety of hot and cold beverages. Also, there is a Starbucks close to the library, just off I-69.

Janet Nicholson-Douglas, a certified massage therapist, will give complimentary chair massages during the meeting. She will also recommend relaxation techniques that we can implement while working at our computers.

Please RSVP so I know what size meeting room to reserve.

Look forward to seeing you all there!

 

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