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- Miss live music? Check out the Chicago Independent Venue League, where you can listen to local music in support of independent music venues. You can also subscribe to the episodes on YouTube.
- If you’re like us, you get more done if there’s someone to hold you to account. In the Dec. 14 episode of The Editing Podcast, Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle discuss how accountability groups for editors and proofreaders can help both your personal and business lives.
- Another terrific podcast is The Deliberate Freelancer, whose latest episode discusses practicing antiracism in freelancing with guest Eva Jannotta.
- It’s gonna be a long, frustrating pandemic winter. What better way to work through your feelings than by purging your unwanted stuff? Give Back Box helps make it easier. Just pack a box, affix a prepaid shipping label, and either drop it off yourself or schedule a pick-up.
For media- and publishing-related conferences, webinars, and other events of interest to self-employed editorial freelancers, see the Media Types Omnicalendar.