Webinar: Starting a freelance editing or writing career

Being a freelancer is much more than working in your pyjamas. For the privilege of setting your own hours, you also have to be your own boss, the sales team, the office manager, the bookkeeper, as well as the employee. Learn how in this seminar, which outlines the basic steps to your dream job. Part 1: … Continue reading Webinar: Starting a freelance editing or writing career

The Nitpicker’s Nook: July’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Robin Marwick Too much work, too little focus? Cartoonist Katie McKissick found herself battling burnout and came up with some novel … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: July’s linguistic links roundup

Video: Watch Katharine O’Moore-Klopf discussing medical editing at our October meeting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiEGQfrWzO8 At the October 2014 meeting of EAC's Toronto branch, Katharine O'Moore-Klopf, a medical editor with a specialty in editing manuscripts written by authors whose first language is not English, spoke with editors (via Google Hangouts) about the opportunities and challenges within this field.

Freelance fashion: What should I wear?

By Whitney Matusiak I haven’t always worked freelance. I spent eight years in an office where the dress code was business casual, which loosely translated to dressing well, but not trendily, not comfortably, and certainly not better than my clients or boss. One year ago, I started working freelance, and I went from itchy-waist dress … Continue reading Freelance fashion: What should I wear?