Editor for Life: Sylvia Pollard, Freelance Book Editor and Composer

Interview conducted by Keith Goddard. 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: Sylvia Pollard, Freelance Book Editor and Composer

How to Find and Apply for Government Communications Jobs

by Andrea Cole Photo by Sarah Baxter on Unsplash In 2020, I rediscovered my love of words and language as I began studying editing. I imagined starting my own part-time business and getting involved in educational content creation to match my teaching background. But, along the way, I realized that making a change might look a little different. … Continue reading How to Find and Apply for Government Communications Jobs

Learn Plain Language with Michelle Waitzman

The online course on plain language returns for 2023! This comprehensive six-session course is for professionals who work in marketing, social media, internal communications, or business-to-business sales (B2B)—anyone who wants to communicate clearly and effectively to their intended readers. This includes writing reports, proposals, forms, manuals, emails, blogs, and anything that deals with information. The … Continue reading Learn Plain Language with Michelle Waitzman

Editing and Writing in the Financial Industry

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, January 24, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for “Editing and Writing in the Financial Industry.” You do not need a degree in business, math, economics, or finance to write and edit these subjects. In this talk, Renée Sylvestre-Williams will cover how she pivoted from lifestyle journalism to financial journalism and strategy. … Continue reading Editing and Writing in the Financial Industry

Editor for Life: Janice Dyer, Freelance Editor and Certified Professional Editor

Interview conducted by Keith Goddard. 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: Janice Dyer, Freelance Editor and Certified Professional Editor

Editor for Life: Barbara Johnston, Freelance Editor

Interview conducted by Keith Goddard 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: Barbara Johnston, Freelance Editor

Changing Careers: Making the Transition to Editing

by Sharon Cozens Photo by Yasmina H on Unsplash So you’ve decided to transition from your current career to an editing one. Making a change, especially after many years in one career, can be scary, but with time, patience, and some careful planning, you can improve your chances of success and make the process less stressful.  First of … Continue reading Changing Careers: Making the Transition to Editing