Join us on May 28 for our Annual General Meeting, a branch business meeting, and what promises to be a stimulating panel discussion on barriers to entering the editing profession. The business meeting and AGM will begin at 7 pm. The panel discussion will begin at 7:30 pm. We have the room until 9:30 pm, … Continue reading Breaking Down Barriers to a Career in Editing
by Tasneem Bhavnagarwala This world is big, and it offers us more destinations than one can explore in a lifetime. This is where travel writers step in. Whether it’s gazing into the sunset at a beach in Indonesia, enjoying a conversation with the rickshaw driver on the streets of India, or admiring a graffiti artist’s … Continue reading So you want to be a travel writer?
When: Tuesday, April 23, 7:30–9:30 pm Where: Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) Spadina, 192 Spadina Ave., Third Floor, Room F For the penultimate program meeting of 2018–19, we are pleased to feature publisher and Editors Canada co-founder Greg Ioannou, who will speak about how freelancers can generate work, and what Editors Canada plans to do … Continue reading How to Find Freelance Editing Work
Learn about setting rates (and raising them) from long-time freelancers at the PWAC Toronto February seminar. Note, Editors Toronto members are eligible to receive the PWAC Partners discount. Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 Time: 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) Location: Miles Nadal JCC, Room 318 (third floor) Why is talking about … Continue reading Let’s Talk Rates! How to Ask for What You’re Worth and Get Paid on Time
In academia, papers and theses are one way to test the ability of students to use written words for communicating ideas and arguments. Yet students sometimes ask editors to provide a full gamut of editorial services. To address this, Editors Canada first developed Guidelines for Ethical Editing of Theses / Dissertations in 2005. We are … Continue reading Editors Canada launches Guidelines for Ethical Editing of Student Texts
by Ann Kennedy I joined Editors Canada as a student affiliate looking for opportunities to network with “real live” editors. I was partway through the Editing Certificate program at George Brown College and already thinking past graduation. Three years on, I don’t remember my exact Google search term, but I was thrilled to discover that … Continue reading Joining Editors Canada forged my path!
Being a freelancer is much more than working in your pyjamas. For the privilege of setting your own hours, you also have to be your own boss, the sales team, the office manager, the bookkeeper, as well as the employee. Learn how in this seminar, which outlines the basic steps to your dream job. Part 1: … Continue reading Webinar: Starting a freelance editing or writing career
(Crown, 2017) by Jessica Trudel Do you find your day job fulfilling? If you answered “no,” Side Hustle is for you. If you answered “yes,” Side Hustle is also for you. That’s what author Chris Guillebeau gets across in the early pages of Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days. “Everyone should have … Continue reading Book Review: Side Hustle by Chris Guillebeau