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Webinar: Starting a freelance editing or writing career
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
Webinar: Copy editing live!
Try your hand at copy editing a short text provided in advance, then see how a seasoned editor works through it with lively and informative running commentary: explaining the edits, discussing alternative possibilities, pointing out how the editing tasks relate to the Editors Canada standards for copy editing, and recommending resources for further study. Attendees … Continue reading Webinar: Copy editing live!
Webinar: Effective technical editing
Technical editing is a special skill that requires editors to create documents such as procedures that are short and accurate while ensuring all safety considerations are included in their appropriate places. This is essential for any technical communications. This process will be demonstrated via the review and editing of a procedure on how to cook … Continue reading Webinar: Effective technical editing
Webinar: The WordPress A to Z webinar series
Knowing how to use WordPress is an empowering and essential business skill in today's world of writing, editing, collaborating and publishing online content. This is a four-part webinar series that will teach you how to use WordPress, the world's leading content management system and blogging platform. It's ideal for writers, editors, and anyone who needs … Continue reading Webinar: The WordPress A to Z webinar series
Webinar: What’s wrong with this sentence?
Correct usage of language is paramount to effective communication. The education system—from primary through post-secondary—does not offer students the tools needed for communicating effectively, whether verbally or in writing. The webinar is based on a workshop that was originally developed for the Canadian Authors' Association national conference, and has since been presented to numerous groups, … Continue reading Webinar: What’s wrong with this sentence?
Webinar: Techniques de révision après traduction
This webinar will focus on the specificities of editing translated material. The key learning objectives of this webinar are English to French consistency, and key areas of focus in the editing of translated material (e.g., punctuation, syntax, anglicisms, etc.). Date: Wednesday, May 3 Time: 12 p.m., EDT / 9 a.m., PDT Length: 1.5 hours Language: … Continue reading Webinar: Techniques de révision après traduction
Webinar: A linguist’s guide to grammar
What you learned in English class will help you with syntax about as much as what you learned in driving lessons will help you with mechanics—you get by fine until one day you find yourself stopped in the middle of a sentence with smoke coming out from under the hood. In this webinar, we're going … Continue reading Webinar: A linguist’s guide to grammar