Webinar: Monthly live walkthrough sessions: How to improve humanities manuscripts

Monthly live walkthrough sessions: How to improve humanities manuscripts

NOTE: Find information about all live edit webinars in the month as part of this post. Keep revisiting this space so that you don't miss any of these insightful, expert-led sessions. 

This live edit will be conducted by Hema Thakur.

About the Editor:

Hema Thakur, Lead, Skill and Knowledge Management, CACTUS Communications

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Description automatically generatedHema has an educational background in banking and finance, and she is an Alumni Ambassador for the University of London. She has been with Editage for over 6 years. Having started out as an editor herself, she comes with years of experience in editing and reviewing manuscripts from a wide spectrum of fields in the Humanities; she is also on the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS). She has authored articles for Editage Insights and worked in the Client Service department of Editage, where she was responsible for assessing the quality of edited manuscripts, communicating with clients, and implementing strategies to improve our deliverables. As a part of her current role, she has mentored and trained several senior editors as well as reviewers, many of whom have gone on to play important roles in the Editing team. She has also conducted webinars for groups such as translators and students pursuing their masters, interviewed a professor from the London School of Economics, created content for animated video tutorials and podcasts, managed knowledge-sharing initiatives in the organization, and garnered feedback such as the following from her audience: Really helpful and it is a good way to learn from the experienced people. I absolutely loved it. The video really was perfect in every way for me as far as length, content, and relevance. I especially appreciated that suggestions were given for commenting changes to the author. Highly instructive and provided relevant and useful insights.

Join us for this month’s experiential live edit of a research manuscript. This event, hosted by Editage, will help you understand the nuances and intricacies of creating submission-ready manuscripts and throw light on some of the common problems that hamper your chance of publication in top-tier journals. And it’s a live edit, so you will watch this in action as our editor takes you through the paper and the edits.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from an expert.

During the live edit, as the editor walks you through an actual manuscript, they will focus on errors that could have been avoided and give you tips and guidelines to enhance the overall readability of the manuscript. In just 60 minutes, you will:

  • gain insights into what editors look for in a research manuscript
  • understand the different sections of the manuscript
  • experience the editing process through the eyes of an editor 
  • discover what to include in specific sections of your manuscript

The editor will also answer queries from the audience as part of this interactive event. What’s more, after the live edit, you will receive a certificate of attendance and a recording of the session for your continued reference. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from an expert. Reserve your spot now!

Event details:

Date: 18th January 2023

Time: 9 AM EST

Duration: 60 minutes (45 minutes live edit, 15 minutes Q&A)

Registration fee: $9