A week in the life of an academic editor

By Kerry Fast I get odd responses when I say I’m an academic editor—from fellow editors, that is. Everyone else I say that to seems vaguely impressed, though not quite sure how to carry on the conversation from there. But other editors, even those who edit academic writing, seem to think that academics enjoy nothing … Continue reading A week in the life of an academic editor

Q&A: Linden MacIntyre on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? Previously, BoldFace asked internationally bestselling author Mary Lawson about her experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to Linden MacIntyre, a renowned journalist whose work has earned him multiple awards … Continue reading Q&A: Linden MacIntyre on the author/editor relationship

Q&A: Mary Lawson on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? Previously, BoldFace asked children’s author and illustrator Jeremy Tankard about his experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to London, United Kingdom–based, internationally bestselling author Mary Lawson, who penned Road … Continue reading Q&A: Mary Lawson on the author/editor relationship

Q&A: Author Jeremy Tankard on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? Previously, BoldFace asked author Nina Munteanu about her experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to Jeremy Tankard, an award-winning Vancouver-based children’s author and illustrator. His books include Grumpy Bird … Continue reading Q&A: Author Jeremy Tankard on the author/editor relationship

Q&A: Author Nina Munteanu on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? In May, BoldFace asked award-winning author Elizabeth Berg about her experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to Nina Munteanu, a Halifax-based writing instructor and author of The Fiction Writer: … Continue reading Q&A: Author Nina Munteanu on the author/editor relationship

Q&A: Author Elizabeth Berg on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? In March, BoldFace asked author Andrew J. Borkowski about his experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to Chicago-based, award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg, whose books have … Continue reading Q&A: Author Elizabeth Berg on the author/editor relationship

Q&A: Author Andrew J. Borkowski on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? In January, BoldFace asked author Andrew Pyper about his experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to Andrew J. Borkowski, a Toronto-based writer, editor, journalist, musician, and author of the … Continue reading Q&A: Author Andrew J. Borkowski on the author/editor relationship