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December 2021
Vol. 2 No. 11 | ISSN: 2652-5836

Feature article

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IPEd sponsors GenreCon workshop
IPEd is sponsoring a workshop at GenreCon 2022, the annual conference for genre writers hosted by the Queensland Writers Centre.
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IPEd news

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Profile — Erin Rundle
In this issue of Gatherings, we profile IPEd Finance Officer Erin Rundle.
When and why did you join the IPEd team?
December 2019, I was looking to get back into the workforce after taking time off to look after my baby daughter.
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CEO column

CEO’s message
Today (Monday 6 December) is the final day for applications for the Residential Editorial Program (REP), a training program for mid-career editors.
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A seasonal wishlist
Dear Santa: Please can I have a big pack of “normal” for Christmas?
Do you feel like that? Breathing a big sigh of relief that we’ve come through a couple of years of lockdowns, terrible illnesses and many deaths through COVID-19.
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Accreditation renewals due in 2021

Accreditation Board seeks SA delegate and volunteers for 2022 exam
Sadly, we say farewell to another of our Branch Delegates, Jo Vabolis AE, and extend our sincere thanks to her for her service.
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General interest

Summer books and reading
Discover the writing of EdVic members.
If you’re looking for summer reading or gift ideas, consider the following recent books, written by some of our multi-talented Victorian editors.
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Developing complementary skills in effective data presentation
Most of my clients are government departments and NGOs. Their projects often include data presented in text, tables and charts.
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Academic citations evolve to include Indigenous oral teachings
One tenet of scientific publishing is the use of academic citations — nods to what’s known or has been done before.
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Workshop: Editing memoir
EdNSW hosted an online workshop, Editing memoir: Their life in your hands, presented by Pamela Hewitt in two sessions, on 16 and 23 October 2021, over six hours.
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Language matters for editors — speaker presentation
“What Roslyn doesn’t know about writing isn’t worth knowing,” according to Journalist Leigh Sales’ endorsement of Roslyn Petelin’s first edition of How writing works.
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EdVic: Celebrating EdVic writers

Date: Thursday 9 December, 6pm

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EdSA: EOY picnic 

Date: Sunday, 12 December, 2pm

Location: The Botanic Gardens 

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EdANZ: Branch Christmas party 

Date: Tuesday 14 December, 7.30pm

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EdsQ: Summer picnic 

Date: Saturday 23 January 

Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood

Booking link to come.


EdNSW: Editing practices for a culturally safe profession

Date: Tuesday 1 February, 7pm

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EdsQ: Online editing

Date: Wednesday 2 February

Booking link to come.


EdANZ: Auckland editors Friday catch-up 

Date: Friday 11 March, 11am

Venue: Amano, 66–68 Tyler Street, Britomart