By Madeleine Leznoff The world of marketing and commercial content creation can offer some valuable lessons for editors working in the online space. Having worked as a digital copywriter and editor, including on an e-commerce team, I learned early on that being successful entails having more than just writing and editing skills—in a sense, I … Continue reading 3 Surprising Skills I Learned as a Digital Editor
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 7:00 – 9:30 pm Location: Viola Desmond Room (3rd floor) at the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) Spadina, 192 Spadina Ave. Map: goo.gl/maps/VRvEPVLumjmuHWbz8 One of the best tools editors have to showcase their skills, outline their services, and expand their business is a website. But in order to be effective, a website needs to … Continue reading Generating Business Online: Build Your Skills in Website Creation and Discoverability
by B.A. Tanner Editors Toronto and Canadian Authors – Toronto (CA-T) were thrilled to co-present their first event of the fall season, in partnership with the Creative Writing Program at the School of Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto, on Tuesday, September 24. The evening brought together award-winning, medium-crossing writers Zoe Whittall and Wiebke … Continue reading Recap of Screen to Page and Back: In Conversation with Zoe Whittall and Wiebke von Carolsfeld
by Indu Singh Exactly one year ago today, members of Editors Toronto had the privilege of hearing Gregory Younging speak about his recently published style guide, Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples, at a regular monthly Editors Toronto program meeting. The standing-room-only program was one of our most … Continue reading Book Review: Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples by Gregory Younging
by James Harbeck If you edit academic books or articles, you probably spend a lot of time tidying up references. Sometimes as much time as editing the entire rest of the text. First, you have to pick your style: Chicago (note or name-date), MLA, APA, or, in the sciences, AMA or Vancouver. Then, you have … Continue reading Just for reference
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?
by Michelle Waitzman Can you tell whether a book was written by a man or a woman, based only on the words the author used? Is the road to hell (or at least to bad writing) paved with adverbs, as Stephen King once claimed? Do American authors write “louder” than British authors? If you’re intrigued … Continue reading Book Review: Nabokov’s Favorite Word Is Mauve by Ben Blatt
by Raya P. Morrison In January, Editors Toronto, Canadian Authors–Toronto, and the Creative Writing program at the University of Toronto (UofT) School of Continuing Studies struck gold, bringing Esi Edugyan, two-time winner of the Giller Prize, for Half-Blood Blues (2011) and Washington Black (2018), to speak in front of a packed audience of writers and … Continue reading A conversation with Esi Edugyan and her editors: Another successful collaboration between Editors Toronto, Canadian Authors–Toronto, and University of Toronto