The branch presents regular workshops via Zoom

The calendar of this year’s workshops is listed below.

Costs: Unless otherwise stated the costs of workshops are $210 for members and $240 for non-members.

REGISTRANT CANCELLATIONS:  You must request a cancellation at least 48 hours before the event to receive a refund.
To cancel, please email IPEd Administration.

EVENT CANCELLATIONS: Editors NSW reserves the right to cancel an event if less than 12 people are registered.

If you have presenters or topics you would like the branch to present, please contact

Book online by clicking the appropriate workshop link below. Alternatively, contact the events manager at to arrange to book your place.

2021 Workshop calendar:

Microsoft Word for editors: advanced (Windows)  [SOLD OUT but waiting list available on]

Thursday 4 February and Saturday 6 February
9.30 am to 12.30 pm each day

Microsoft Word for editors: advanced (Mac)

Thursday 11 February and Saturday 13 February
9.30 am to 12.30 pm each day

2020 Workshop calendar:

No workshops were scheduled this year as we configured how best to proceed given the restrictions on physical events. Editors NSW spent much of the year moving its events to Zoom, ready for 2021.

2019 Workshop calendar:

The art of manuscript assessment
Grammar and punctuation
Word: intermediate to advanced

2018 Workshop calendar:

Word for editors: tips and tools
Preparing for the accreditation exam
Copyediting: the basics and beyond
InDesign for editors
Setting up a simple website
Introduction to thesis editing
The business of being a freelance editor
Presenter: Rhonda Daniels


The ethics of editing

2017 Workshops:

Brush up your grammar
Improve your quoting practices
Fiction: structural editing
Writing and editing life writing
The Business of being a freelance editors
Editing children’s and YA fiction
InDesign for editors

2016 Workshops:

InDesign for editors
Editing Young Adult fiction
Preparing for accreditation: Tips, strategies and exercises
Successful proofreading
Editing for exhibitions
Grammar in a nutshell


Editing in the digital era