3 Surprising Skills I Learned as a Digital Editor

By Madeleine Leznoff The world of marketing and commercial content creation can offer some valuable lessons for editors working in the online space. Having worked as a digital copywriter and editor, including on an e-commerce team, I learned early on that being successful entails having more than just writing and editing skills—in a sense, I … Continue reading 3 Surprising Skills I Learned as a Digital Editor

Editing Memoirs: A Conversation with David Ross and Maria Mutch

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, September 22, at 7:00 pm via Zoom for our first program of the 2020–21 season. There is something enticing about opening up a book and diving into the innermost world of a living, breathing person. A memoir, when done right, perfectly pairs the narrative style of fiction with the resonance … Continue reading Editing Memoirs: A Conversation with David Ross and Maria Mutch

Editor for Life: Kerry Fast, Freelance Academic Editor

Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster. 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 … Continue reading Editor for Life: Kerry Fast, Freelance Academic Editor

Editor for Life: Mindy Fichter, Managing Editor, Canadian Paperbacks, Penguin Random House Canada

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: Mindy Fichter, Managing Editor, Canadian Paperbacks, Penguin Random House Canada

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