Beyond Editing: From Medical Editor to Graphic Novelist

by Indu Singh and Ann Nam-Tran Le Editors Canada member Dr. Paul Ling certainly has taken the road less travelled. After a successful career in medicine as a surgeon and clinical professor, Dr. Ling detoured into health science editing, and then following his passion for nineteenth-century gothic adventures, took a turn into the world of art … Continue reading Beyond Editing: From Medical Editor to Graphic Novelist

4 Things I Wish I’d Known When Starting My Freelance Editing Career

by Maya Berger Going freelance is no small undertaking, and it’s impossible to know everything about running your own editing business from day one. Self-employed editorial professional Maya Berger offers tips for those just starting out. 1. Your clients are not your bosses As a new freelancer, you may feel pressure to say yes to … Continue reading 4 Things I Wish I’d Known When Starting My Freelance Editing Career

Editor for Life: Meredith Dees, Senior Editor, Robert Rose

Interview conducted by Adrineh Der-Boghossian. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Meredith Dees, Senior Editor, Robert Rose

Recap of The Editors’ Vine: Marketing with Lenore Hietkamp

by Natalia Iwanek This month’s The Editors’ Vine* meeting took place on May 9, 2020, with guest speaker and freelance editor Lenore Hietkamp. The interactive discussion also featured 12 Editors Canada members and student affiliates from Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario. The group comprised a mix of seasoned and beginner editors, with many recent graduates … Continue reading Recap of The Editors’ Vine: Marketing with Lenore Hietkamp

Editors Unplugged: Get to Know Our Panellists for Making the Grade with Middle Grade

Interviews conducted by Jessica de Bruyn. Our popular monthly program meetings often feature a jam-packed agenda. We like to keep our introductions short, so you can hear more from our panellists and less from us! It’s hard to do justice to the incredible wealth of experience these guests bring to the table, so we are … Continue reading Editors Unplugged: Get to Know Our Panellists for Making the Grade with Middle Grade

Making the Grade with Middle Grade: Editing Books for 8-to-12-Year-Olds

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: via Zoom (details below) Since its inception, Annick Press has been a pillar of children’s literature in Canada and an innovator in publishing books for middle-grade readers. On Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 pm via Zoom, editors Kaela Cadieux, Claire Caldwell, and Mary Ann Blair … Continue reading Making the Grade with Middle Grade: Editing Books for 8-to-12-Year-Olds

Editor for Life: John Sweet, Freelance Editor

Interview conducted by Adrineh Der-Boghossian. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: John Sweet, Freelance Editor

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Website to Find Clients

by Raya P. Morrison At the February 25, 2020, Editors Toronto program meeting, I co-hosted a panel with Ellen Keeble on generating business online. After Ellen’s presentation on search engine marketing (read more about that in her BoldFace article), she and I provided a live critique of a few Editors Toronto members’ websites. Some common … Continue reading 5 Ways You Can Improve Your Website to Find Clients