How to get work as a freelance proof-reader?

Discussion in 'Scripts Forum' started by Barbarossa, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. Barbarossa

    Barbarossa New Member

    I've proof-read thousands of publicity brochures and theatre programmes, play scripts, pamphlets and putative publications as part of jobs I have had in the past. In fact, frequently as part of someone else's job in order to cover for them.<br />
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    Due to family circumstances I am very restricted as to any employment I can commit to ( I am caring for my father, who had a minor stroke several months ago ) and so would like to work, mainly, from home.<br />
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    I am more than averagely aware of the workings of the publishing industry, but have no contacts. I do know how to mark up a proof.<br />
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    If there is anyone out there who needs a quick reader to work through their slush pile I'd be willing. <br />
  2. Shape-Shifter

    Shape-Shifter New Member

    Please become an editor for a traditional publisher. Writers need people like you. Good luck and best wishes in accomplishing your goals.
  3. Ashwin

    Ashwin New Member

    according to me ..

    if u want to work for freelance proof-reader then u search freelance websites ...
    and other newspaper publisher to connect him ...
    also magazines sources is important to get work for u ...
    if your sources is strong then u can possible become a freelance proof-reader...
    so best wishes for your nice goals ...
    Do practice and u can successed


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