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July 14th, 2022 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Sometimes, despite an editor’s best efforts, a mistake is printed. A few people may think, “Oh well, editors are human, after all.” But for most, typos have a lasting effect. At a minimum, a typo can smudge the reputation of the publisher or website where it was published. Readers often will not trust the credibility […]

A Princess in Disguise in Goochland

June 16th, 2022 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis was invited to be the guest author at the Goochland Farmers Market on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. April Michelle’s table was adorned in royal colors with her young adult book, A Princess In Disguise, in paperback and hardback as the main attractions catching the attendees’ eyes and wooing them over. April Michelle […]

The Industry Conference Game Changer

April 21st, 2022 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

The 2021 Be a Better Freelancer conference was three days of sessions orchestrated by April Michelle Davis, executive director of the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors, and Ruth Thaler-Carter, founder of Communication Central. A lineup of your fellow industry speakers, such as Laura Briggs, Nicole Evelina, and Jake Poinier, are representative of the […]

Freelance Services

April 14th, 2022 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

There are a variety of services that freelance professionals can offer. Sometimes, clients contacting these professionals do not know exactly what services their manuscripts really need. Therefore, freelance professionals need to be knowledgeable in services, including those they do not offer, so they can educate and direct the client to the appropriate professional. In Editing […]

Marketing Strategies

March 10th, 2022 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Cold calling can be a great way to find new clients. Often, publishers respect the fact that you took the time to look them up and make contact. When cold calling, be sure to introduce yourself and give your area of expertise. Then simply ask if that publisher hires freelancers. If the answer is yes, […]

EI Speaks at Be a Better Freelancer Conference

February 17th, 2022 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis led her workshops “The Magic of Macros” and “The Business of Being a Business” at the Be a Better Freelancer virtual conference in October 2020. The COVID environment prevented the conference from being held in person, thereby the conference organizers decided to move the conference online and offer it free to all […]

April Michelle Davis on the Write Editing

January 20th, 2022 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis was featured on the Write Editing by Andrea Merrell and Alycia Moraleson Monday, February 24, 2020. April Michelle is a professional editor as well as indexer and proofreader. Typos and mistakes in writings are inappropriate and unnecessary and stand out to her like a sore thumb. These types of errors are similar […]

April Michelle Davis at #BBF2019

December 16th, 2021 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis was at the 2019 Be a Better Freelancer conference! Friday, October 11, the conference attendees were beginning to arrive, and April Michelle was there to greet them and welcome them to the day’s activities. Lunch was a time for networking, socializing, and eating! The round tables were filled with attendees in conversations […]

April Michelle Davis at Ashland Book Fair

November 18th, 2021 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis’s young adult book A Princess in Disguise was at the Ashland Book Fair held at the Ashland Library, in Ashland, Virginia, on August 3, 2019. Local authors were invited to bring their work and share it with the library patrons. April Michelle invited and encouraged the patrons who visited her table to […]

April Michelle Davis at VWC Symposium

October 21st, 2021 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis presented her workshop “Developing Streams of Income from Your Books” at the Virginia Writers Club 9th annual symposium in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 3, 2019. April Michelle is the executive director of the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE), which is an association that focuses on career building and developing multiple streams […]


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