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Re: Experienced Professional Proofreader Going Independent
« Reply #175 on: May 20, 2019, 08:00:58 am »
If I started using "Ping!" again, would anybody really notice?

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    Re: Experienced Professional Proofreader Going Independent
    « Reply #176 on: May 27, 2019, 08:16:22 am »
    Remembering the fallen on this Memorial Day weekend.

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    « Reply #177 on: June 03, 2019, 08:04:24 am »
    Well! June is here, and it looks like a rather tempestuous early summer here in northern New Mexico. We had a brief hailstorm yesterday.

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    « Reply #178 on: June 10, 2019, 07:08:31 am »
    Addressing a long-deferred problem today.

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    « Reply #179 on: June 17, 2019, 08:11:56 am »
    I have me a brand-new set of hearing aids! Not that this really affects my proofreading, which is done on the computer and involves the eyes, not the ears. But I look forward to a better quality of life in general.

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    « Reply #180 on: June 24, 2019, 08:19:09 am »
    Even with hearing aids, I don't think I'll get into audiobooks, though. The fact is that I can read a good deal faster than I can listen, and don't generally take long car trips.

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    Re: Experienced Professional Proofreader Going Independent
    « Reply #181 on: July 01, 2019, 08:18:35 am »
    I'm going to be traveling this week, so new jobs had probably better wait until a week from today. A glorious Fourth to all who celebrate it!

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    « Reply #182 on: July 08, 2019, 08:48:30 am »
    Back from my eldest son's wedding in Maryland, and ready to take on more work!

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    « Reply #183 on: July 22, 2019, 08:16:38 am »
    Having just sent back a job, I'm ready for more work.

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    Re: Experienced Professional Proofreader Going Independent
    « Reply #184 on: July 29, 2019, 07:29:10 am »
    I'm going to be heading out to the Mythopoeic Society Conference on Friday, so I'd probably better not take on any more jobs until I get back from that (August 5). After that I'll be good to go!

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    « Reply #185 on: August 06, 2019, 08:05:11 pm »
    I'm back from a great Mythcon, and ready to take on more work!

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    Re: Experienced Professional Proofreader Going Independent
    « Reply #186 on: August 13, 2019, 09:43:15 am »
    Relay Publishers should be coming through with my first job for them near the end of the month. Sounds interesting...

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    Re: Experienced Professional Proofreader Going Independent
    « Reply #187 on: August 20, 2019, 09:37:49 am »
    I wonder what will happen when I hit 200 posts.

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    « Reply #188 on: August 27, 2019, 09:10:31 am »
    Got my first assignment from Relay Publishers. It doesn't look as if if will be too onerous; I could certainly juggle it with another job.

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    « Reply #189 on: September 03, 2019, 09:18:34 am »
    Labor Day weekend is over, and it's time to get back to work!

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    Re: Experienced Professional Proofreader Going Independent
    « Reply #190 on: September 10, 2019, 09:08:29 am »
    Sending good thoughts and prayers to anyone affected by Hurricane Dorian!

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    « Reply #191 on: September 17, 2019, 09:19:59 am »
    Okay, I decided it's Relay's job to figure out how to get my money to me. I still wonder if that nice lady at Wells Fargo will ever get the call back with the info about fees for direct deposit from the UK. You wouldn't think that would be such a hard question...

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    « Reply #192 on: September 24, 2019, 08:56:50 am »
    And it worked. Not quite as fast as PayPal, but without the fees; and still a lot faster than mailing paper checks around.

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    Re: Experienced Professional Proofreader Going Independent
    « Reply #193 on: October 01, 2019, 05:40:30 pm »
    That's right, it is Tuesday, isn't it? It's been a busy day.

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    Re: Experienced Professional Proofreader Going Independent
    « Reply #194 on: October 08, 2019, 09:10:48 am »
    Wow! It's suddenly fall, weather-wise.

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    « Reply #195 on: October 15, 2019, 09:30:21 am »
    Today would have been my dad's 94th birthday. It's also the eleventh anniversary of my arrival in Santa Fe.

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    « Reply #196 on: October 22, 2019, 09:24:49 am »
    Is anybody planning to participate in NaNoWriMo next month?

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    « Reply #197 on: October 29, 2019, 09:50:42 am »
    Well! I have somewhere to go for Thanksgiving this year, so will be absent/offline from Nov. 27 to Dec. 2.

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    Re: Experienced Professional Proofreader Going Independent
    « Reply #198 on: November 05, 2019, 08:46:23 am »
    Now that I've had a few years experience proofreading electronically, I bopped off an email to Hachette the other day to see if they'd be interested in rejoining my client list. Worst that can happen is they'll say no (or ignore me completely, which is also possible).

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    « Reply #199 on: November 12, 2019, 08:45:07 am »
    The nice thing about freelance electronic copyediting and proofreading is that I can keep at it as long as I can use my laptop -- even when staying home with a bad cold (and conjunctivitis  :( ) the way I've been for the past week or so. Better now, though!

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