Editing as Care Work

By Alison Dowsett—As a freelance editor, it’s easy to fall prey to the fate of many freelancers across industries: the fate of over-delivery. Recently, I was telling my partner about an unconscious decision I made that resulted in significant scope creep. It happened while I was working with an independent author. I was reading the third story in ...

You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, May 25, at 7:00 pm EDT via Zoom for “You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds.” Everyone has an opinion but not everyone knows how to get it down on paper in a clear and powerful way. Journalism professor and former Globe and Mail editor and … Continue reading You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds

Editor for Life: Terese Mason Pierre, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Augur Magazine

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: Terese Mason Pierre, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Augur Magazine

Editors Unplugged: Get to Know Our Speaker for How to Be Both Knife and Spoon: Poetry Editing with Clare Goulet

Interview 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 Speaker for How to Be Both Knife and Spoon: Poetry Editing with Clare Goulet

How to Be Both Knife and Spoon: Poetry Editing with Clare Goulet

April is Poetry Month! Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, April 27, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for How to Be Both Knife and Spoon: Poetry Editing with Clare Goulet. Editing poetry can be a daunting task. Poetry contains its own enigmatic logic. Each word is chosen and arranged with deliberation to create sound, rhythm, … Continue reading How to Be Both Knife and Spoon: Poetry Editing with Clare Goulet