Here is another great post from the Libro Editing blog on the topic of copy typing work
In the first article in this series, we looked at what copy-typing is, the formats it comes in and how to price a copy-typing job. In this article, I will share some of the things I’ve learned doing a couple of large copy-typing projects.
I should say here that it’s not very common for me to get copy-typing projects to do – but when I get them, although they’re hard work, they are usually very interesting and rewarding.
Here are my main hints and tips:
1. Ergonomics, ergonomics, ergonomics
Copy-typing is hard work, especially if you are not used to typing a lot, for long periods of time.
If you’re usually an editor or do other mouse work, do have a careful think about the effect that pounding a keyboard will have on your shoulders, neck and back.
If you do a transcription as part of your job (like I…
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