PROOF READING NEWS
Dorset Art Weeks Brochure and on-line Entry
We apologise if this all sounds rather brusque and repetitive of earlier information. We simply want to provide you with all the necessary information you need to deal with next week in one place.
Proof Reading Week is next week: 19 – 23/24 March
There is no scope for dealing with late checks and returns.
Please check your entry on-line and send any corrections using the method and format described below.
To access your entry you will need to enter a simple login code and password, This is not the same login and password you had when making your entry. This time it is the same password for all.
You will receive the login via the E-mailing system early Monday morning – 19th March
Proof Reading Week is not an opportunity to re-write text or change images. This process is only about correct spelling and information. Any changes that are either late or require a new layout will incur a £25 surcharge.
What appears is what you submitted – we haven’t amended any content. If you said you are a ‘stone caver’ we haven’t assumed you are a ‘stone carver’ – yet! Mistakes are your responsibility.
Nevertheless, we are also proof reading alongside your efforts and if we are unsure about something, we’ll call you.
If you have NO CORRECTIONS – please DON’T REPLY.
No reply ‘signs-off’ your entry.
The system will be taken off-line again at midnight on Saturday/Sunday 24/25th March. This is obviously so corrections and all the other DAW information can be up-loaded. It will go live to the world on Monday 16th April at the latest.
CORRECTIONS – Please use the following FORMAT:
CORRECTIONS MUST reach us by 10am Monday 26th March
Corrections must be EMailed using the address and format described below:
In the subject box – Enter just your Name, Venue Number and Area.
Please repeat this information at the head of the text.
In the text area ONLY PROVIDE THE CORRECT INFORMATION - please, please DON’T preface the correction with the incorrect version
Preface a correction with either:
- spelling – title
- spelling – text
or, in the case of images:
- image No. – or image title:
- image medium:
or, in the case of the map – simply state :
- Map + your telephone number and post code
As with text, please don’t try to describe the mistake – we will use the OS map locations provided by your Area Coordinator to try to correct the Google Map and we’ll call you to check if necessary
NB:We cannot guarantee to forward corrections sent to the admin@ or individual E-addresses.
We will acknowledge that the amendment has been made as quickly as possible.
If you don’t hear from us by mid-day 02 April – simply email firstname.lastname@example.org
Similarly to the correction – please put your name in capitals in the subject box but follow it with – DAW X 2
Please repeat this in the text and add your phone number.
You will have also have the opportunity next week to see a good – not quite exact – facsimile of the printed version of your entry. You should have received notification of when and where to see it from your Area Coordinator. If you haven’t heard from them, please email them.
Area Coordinators are dovetailing this with their arrangements to support those without computers.
It is not essential that you see the proof copy, we are also on the case with quality, but you may be interested to see the colour balances and how it is looking. Compared to systems a few years ago, the printed copy should be very close to the jpeg image you sent, so please don’t feel under undue pressure to chase around after it.
We all hope the week runs smoothly. Thank you for all your cooperation so far.
jem main + suzy rushbrook + giles vincent
P.S. To deal with one thing at a time, Marketing E-News and Information will be posted on this blog around the middle of next week.