Support, suggestions & socializing

EFA’s Long Island branch meets

776px-Long_Island_statehood_map with clear background and EFA logoThe Long Island branch of the Editorial Freelancers Association met on Wednesday night in New Hyde Park to talk about freelance business goals and about freelancing in general. I had brought some board games to play—I love playing board games and I thought that it might be fun for after the “business” part of the meeting. But once we got to talking, no one wanted to interrupt the lively and positive discussion we were having.

That’s the whole point of having the regional meetings, to get support and feedback from fellow freelancers. “The purpose of the Editorial Freelancers Association is to further a wider understanding of the crucial role of the independent editorial professional in the modern publishing and communication industries, and to enhance the performance and improve the skills of those professionals,” according to the EFA’s Regional Chapters Mission Statement. Read More