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

Book Review: “The Dictionary of Lost Words” by Pip Williams

By Małgosia Halliop The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams is a fascinating novel that asks questions about what is and isn’t included in that most basic of language tools: the dictionary. It’s a fictional story set within real and specific historical events, and reminds us of the ways even a seemingly neutral document like … Continue reading Book Review: “The Dictionary of Lost Words” by Pip Williams

7 Ways to Improve and Maintain Your LinkedIn Profile as a Freelance Editor

by Tanya Mykhaylychenko Photo by Souvik Banerjee on Unsplash If you have a LinkedIn profile, it works for you 24/7. The more optimized and complete it is, the higher your chances of being found via searches and contacted. As the platform evolves, so should your activity on LinkedIn. Here are some ways to maintain and improve your profile … Continue reading 7 Ways to Improve and Maintain Your LinkedIn Profile as a Freelance Editor

Software as a Service (SaaS) Companies Need Editors! How Editors Help Software Products Succeed

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, September 27, at 7:00 pm EDT via Zoom for “Software as a Service (SaaS) Companies Need Editors! How Editors Help Software Products Succeed.” Software as a Service (SaaS) companies dominate the tech industry, but did you know editors play an important role in a software product’s success? In our first … Continue reading Software as a Service (SaaS) Companies Need Editors! How Editors Help Software Products Succeed

Editor for Life: Kendra Ward, Freelance Editor

Interview conducted by Adrineh Der-Boghossian. 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: Kendra Ward, Freelance Editor

Editor for Life: Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Publisher and Managing Editor at Kegedonce Press, Writer, and Professor

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. 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: Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Publisher and Managing Editor at Kegedonce Press, Writer, and Professor

Editor for Life: Patti Tasko, Freelance Copy Editor, Former Editor of “The Canadian Press Stylebook”

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. 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: Patti Tasko, Freelance Copy Editor, Former Editor of “The Canadian Press Stylebook”