Making the Grade with Middle Grade: Editing Books for 8-to-12-Year-Olds

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: via Zoom (details below) Since its inception, Annick Press has been a pillar of children’s literature in Canada and an innovator in publishing books for middle-grade readers. On Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 pm via Zoom, editors Kaela Cadieux, Claire Caldwell, and Mary Ann Blair … Continue reading Making the Grade with Middle Grade: Editing Books for 8-to-12-Year-Olds

Editor for Life: John Sweet, 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: John Sweet, Freelance Editor

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Website to Find Clients

by Raya P. Morrison At the February 25, 2020, Editors Toronto program meeting, I co-hosted a panel with Ellen Keeble on generating business online. After Ellen’s presentation on search engine marketing (read more about that in her BoldFace article), she and I provided a live critique of a few Editors Toronto members’ websites. Some common … Continue reading 5 Ways You Can Improve Your Website to Find Clients

How to Leverage Search Engine Marketing for Your Website

by Ellen Keeble What do you do? Why should I hire you? How to answer these questions and use them to make an effective website was the basis of a panel I co-hosted with Raya P. Morrison at the February program meeting. Whether you want to boost your visibility online, market your services, or write … Continue reading How to Leverage Search Engine Marketing for Your Website

A Zoom Interview with Editor and Poet Margo LaPierre

What it means to be an editor is different for each person in this profession. For some, editing is a set of skills to be mastered and executed to near perfection. For others, it is a creative collaboration that takes incredible imagination and a great ability to solve problems. One of the most difficult things … Continue reading A Zoom Interview with Editor and Poet Margo LaPierre

Book Review: Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen by Mary Norris

by Alicja Minda If there is one book a housebound editor should gravitate toward in the time of a pandemic, it is Mary Norris’s latest book, Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen. A former copy editor and long-time query proofreader at The New Yorker, Norris earned her reputation as the “Comma Queen” with … Continue reading Book Review: Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen by Mary Norris

Editor for Life: Marie-Lynn Hammond, Freelance Editor and Proofreader

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: Marie-Lynn Hammond, Freelance Editor and Proofreader

7 Tips for Self-Care During Isolation and Social Distancing

by Natalia Iwanek As calls for isolation due to the threat of COVID-19 escalate, I find myself fielding inquiries about how to handle this situation. Although I cannot claim any sort of expertise, my freelance career and health issues have given me a fair bit of practical knowledge. Although their seclusion may not be as … Continue reading 7 Tips for Self-Care During Isolation and Social Distancing