Gender-Inclusive Editing: Becoming a Radical Copyeditor

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, January 25, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for “Gender-Inclusive Editing: Becoming a Radical Copyeditor.” Language, as many of us know, is not neutral. It is the main method through which values, customs, and beliefs are communicated. It is something that can be both harmful and helpful depending on how … Continue reading Gender-Inclusive Editing: Becoming a Radical Copyeditor

Exploring Editorial Niches: Conversations with Editors in the Environmental Communication Field

By Małgosia Halliop—When I started up my freelance business in 2021, I was keen to connect my experience in environmental and nature education with my writing and editing background. I decided to do what has always served me well as a learner: be curious and ask lots of questions. So, I spoke to six …

Editor for Life: Barb Porter, Associate Managing Editor, University of Toronto Press

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: Barb Porter, Associate Managing Editor, University of Toronto Press

Editors Advise: Dealing with Your Editorial Weaknesses and Vulnerabilities

In this series, Editors Toronto members and BoldFace contributors share their experiences, insights, and tips on the practical aspects of working as an editor or writer. The previous edition of "Editors Advise" dealt with organizing your work to stay focused and maintain mental balance. For this edition, seven editors talk about their weaknesses and the … Continue reading Editors Advise: Dealing with Your Editorial Weaknesses and Vulnerabilities

Exploring Editorial Niches: Editing within the Financial Industry

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. Editors work in many different sectors and roles and can specialize in various subject areas. In this series we explore various editorial niches as well as career choices and opportunities for editors beyond traditional publishing. To start off, we’re talking to Jona Rhica Mejico, co-chair of Editors Toronto and a … Continue reading Exploring Editorial Niches: Editing within the Financial Industry

Editor for Life: Mary Newberry, Freelance Editor and Indexer

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: Mary Newberry, Freelance Editor and Indexer

Learn Plain Language with Editors Toronto This Winter

This January, Editors Toronto is launching a new online course on plain language. This comprehensive course is great for anyone who writes or edits work-related materials, including reports, proposals, forms, manuals, emails, blogs, and anything in between. The sessions will be facilitated by Michelle Waitzman, an experienced corporate writer and editor, communications consultant, and published … Continue reading Learn Plain Language with Editors Toronto This Winter