Monday, February 07, 2005

Becoming an Indexer

Question: I am interested in indexing. I have indexed self-published books of my own, and an ebook or two for friends, but I would like to create back-of-the-book indexes professionally. Can you give me advice on how to get started?

Answer: Join the professional organization for indexers: American Society of Indexers, 10100 West 44th Avenue #304, Wheat Ridge CO 80033; 303-463-2887; Fax: 303-422-8894. Email: Web:

Or join the Editorial Freelancers Association, New York NY; 212-929-5400; Fax: 212-929-5439. Email: Founded in 1970, the EFA is a national organization of 1,200 editors, writers, indexers, proofreaders, researchers, translators, and related freelancers. -- John Kremer
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