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

Tips from Across the Table: An Author-Editor Roundtable

The relationship between an author and their editor is something that can powerfully influence a piece of writing. Our next program, Tips from Across the Table: An Author-Editor Roundtable on Thursday, March 25, at 7:30 pm, will open the door to fostering the best possible works and, ideally, getting them onto the bestseller’s list. This … Continue reading Tips from Across the Table: An Author-Editor Roundtable

Balancing Cultural Sensitivity with Craft Featuring Sangeeta Mehta

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, February 23, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for Balancing Cultural Sensitivity with Craft featuring Sangeeta Mehta. As writers turn to sensitivity readers to eliminate unintentional bias and stereotyping and to incorporate inclusive language and representation, more editors are offering this service. But while you might want to sound inclusive, … Continue reading Balancing Cultural Sensitivity with Craft Featuring Sangeeta Mehta

From Pastas to Proofreads: Cookbook Editing with Meredith Dees and Michelle C. Meade

Join Editors Toronto on Monday, November 30, at 7:00 PM EST via Zoom for our branch business meeting, followed by From Pastas to Proofreads: Cookbook Editing with Meredith Dees and Michelle C. Meade. Our relationship to food is complex. Food has the power to transport us emotionally, to soothe or excite us, and to bring … Continue reading From Pastas to Proofreads: Cookbook Editing with Meredith Dees and Michelle C. Meade

Finding Balance and Calm: An Open Conversation for Editors

Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging. Many of us have had to develop new strategies to cope, relieve stress, and find the mental space to focus on work and family. Join your fellow Editors Toronto members on Tuesday, October 27, at 7:00 pm via Zoom to discuss concerns and share stories in an open, … Continue reading Finding Balance and Calm: An Open Conversation for Editors

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

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

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