Thank you, Editors Toronto volunteers

By Berna Ozunal At Editors Toronto, volunteers are the lifeblood of the branch. As a non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity and know-how of volunteers to perform a variety of tasks. Our volunteers host seminars, contribute to our blog, mentor others, and represent us at educational institutions and events like Word On The Street. … Continue reading Thank you, Editors Toronto volunteers

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

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Savanna Scott Leslie As technology improves, is it only a matter of time until translation tools become so adept that language barriers cease to exist? … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: April’s linguistic links roundup

Five steps to successfully editing for a controlling client

By Jessica Trudel To outsiders, editing seems like a very straightforward process: read a document, fix the mistakes, and rinse and repeat. What we editorial insiders know, though, is that no two editing projects are exactly alike. Think about it. Each project you work on involves a new and different client document intended audience purpose … Continue reading Five steps to successfully editing for a controlling client

Book review: Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution, by Stuart Kells

(Released August 2015) By Ana Trask Penguin Books has been an international literary treasure—a cultural institution that remains a stronghold in the publishing market—since its inception in the 1930s. The 2013 merger with Random House further cemented its omnipresence in the literary scene. However, despite its decades-long prominence, accounts of Penguin’s history have been incomplete … Continue reading Book review: Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution, by Stuart Kells