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

Editor for Life: Sandra O’Brien, editor of Canadian Children’s Book News

Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster 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 W5: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Sandra O’Brien, editor of Canadian Children’s Book News

Seminar: A is for author: An introduction to editing picture books

Editing picture books for children is a uniquely creative undertaking. Children’s book editors need to understand how words and pictures work together to tell a story, so they must possess not only a facility for language but also an appreciation for illustration and a keen eye for design. This seminar will introduce you to some … Continue reading Seminar: A is for author: An introduction to editing picture books

Editor for Life: Suzanne Sutherland, author and children’s books editor at HarperCollins in Canada

Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster 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 W5: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Suzanne Sutherland, author and children’s books editor at HarperCollins in Canada