“It’s in the Twists and Turns of the Plot That the Magic Lies”: Editing Crime Fiction with Louise Harnby

Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster and Alicja Minda. Louise Harnby is a professional fiction editor with 30 years’ publishing experience who specializes in working with independent crime, thriller, and mystery writers. Based in Norwich, UK, she is an Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP). She is also one … Continue reading “It’s in the Twists and Turns of the Plot That the Magic Lies”: Editing Crime Fiction with Louise Harnby

Editor for Life: Sammy Chin, Managing and Production Editor, ECW Press

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: Sammy Chin, Managing and Production Editor, ECW Press

Recap of “Ask the Editor Hive: Growing Your Business”

By Małgosia Halliop—The April 26 Editors Toronto program meeting was an online discussion on the subject of growing your editing business. Participants tackled such topics as raising rates and collecting payment, ways to find clients and build a relationship with them, and the benefits of the Editors Canada membership and certification, among others. …

Exploring Editorial Roles: Working as a Project Manager at a Hybrid Publisher

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. Publishing is a complex industry that continues to undergo changes. To unveil some of its mysteries, BoldFace reached out to Adrineh Der-Boghossian, the former editor-in-chief of this blog, to ask about her current role as project manager and editorial associate at Page Two Books. Page Two is a Vancouver-based professional … Continue reading Exploring Editorial Roles: Working as a Project Manager at a Hybrid Publisher

Editors Advise: Dealing with Your Clients

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. In the previous edition of “Editors Advise,” six editors recommended their go-to websites and books on grammar and style. This time we zero in on the editor-client relationship: handling … Continue reading Editors Advise: Dealing with Your Clients