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Welcome to the 20th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Portland March 31-April 2, 2016. (Photo: Jamie Francis and Travel Portland.)

Updated April 1. This schedule is subject to change.
Saturday, April 2 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Making the Leap: Tips for the Transition from Staffer to Freelancer

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As full-time staff positions become more scarce (and more stressful), many editors are exploring their freelance options. Christy Karras, a former newspaper and magazine staff writer and editor, will share what she and fellow former staffers have learned as they've made the transition from salaried employment to freelance editing. She'll discuss how to find a niche, whether and when to seek continuing education, how to find clients, and the basics of setting up your freelance business.


Christy Karras

Editor, Christy Karras Editorial Services
Christy Karras specializes in copy and line editing large-scale projects including magazines, websites and books. Many of her clients are publishers and independently published authors, and her favorite thing is making writers' sentences correct while maintaining their individual... Read More →

Saturday April 2, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Pavilion West, Plaza Level Portland Hilton

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