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
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
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
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
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
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
We have been monitoring the news and recommendations by local, national, and international health organizations in regards to COVID-19. While we love presenting our monthly programs, we would like to respect the call for social distancing, and in light of the escalating risks associated with COVID-19, we have decided to cancel the March 26 program, … Continue reading COVID-19 and March Program Meeting
by Alicja Minda The first Editors Toronto program meeting of this year, which took place on January 28, 2020, was especially relevant to freelance editors. Guest speaker Michelle Waitzman, a non-fiction writer and editor with experience in TV production and corporate communications, talked about ways to evaluate new opportunities to move your career in your … Continue reading Recap of Making Smart Choices: Which Freelance Projects Are Right for You?