Editor for Life: Laura Bast, Acquisitions Editor, Higher Education, Emond Publishing

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: Laura Bast, Acquisitions Editor, Higher Education, Emond Publishing

Shining the Spotlight on Our Valued Volunteers

by Indu Singh Volunteers are vital to our ongoing success, and we would like to spotlight members who have been generous enough to devote their time, energy, and ideas to our organization.   To show our appreciation, we’ve done something a little different this year to recognize the important work of our volunteers. We invited volunteers … Continue reading Shining the Spotlight on Our Valued Volunteers

Thank You to Our Volunteers in 2019–20!

Editors Toronto is part of a national professional association run by and for its members. Everything you see, read, and attend is organized and coordinated by volunteers. During the 2019–20 season, we had nearly 60 unique volunteers, many of them volunteering on more than one occasion. Volunteers are vital to the success of Editors Toronto. … Continue reading Thank You to Our Volunteers in 2019–20!

Beyond Editing: From Medical Editor to Graphic Novelist

by Indu Singh and Ann Nam-Tran Le Editors Canada member Dr. Paul Ling certainly has taken the road less travelled. After a successful career in medicine as a surgeon and clinical professor, Dr. Ling detoured into health science editing, and then following his passion for nineteenth-century gothic adventures, took a turn into the world of art … Continue reading Beyond Editing: From Medical Editor to Graphic Novelist

4 Things I Wish I’d Known When Starting My Freelance Editing Career

by Maya Berger Going freelance is no small undertaking, and it’s impossible to know everything about running your own editing business from day one. Self-employed editorial professional Maya Berger offers tips for those just starting out. 1. Your clients are not your bosses As a new freelancer, you may feel pressure to say yes to … Continue reading 4 Things I Wish I’d Known When Starting My Freelance Editing Career

Editor for Life: Meredith Dees, Senior Editor, Robert Rose

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: Meredith Dees, Senior Editor, Robert Rose

Recap of The Editors’ Vine: Marketing with Lenore Hietkamp

by Natalia Iwanek This month’s The Editors’ Vine* meeting took place on May 9, 2020, with guest speaker and freelance editor Lenore Hietkamp. The interactive discussion also featured 12 Editors Canada members and student affiliates from Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario. The group comprised a mix of seasoned and beginner editors, with many recent graduates … Continue reading Recap of The Editors’ Vine: Marketing with Lenore Hietkamp

Editors Unplugged: Get to Know Our Panellists for Making the Grade with Middle Grade

Interviews conducted by Jessica de Bruyn. Our popular monthly program meetings often feature a jam-packed agenda. We like to keep our introductions short, so you can hear more from our panellists and less from us! It’s hard to do justice to the incredible wealth of experience these guests bring to the table, so we are … Continue reading Editors Unplugged: Get to Know Our Panellists for Making the Grade with Middle Grade