Editors Advise: Dealing with Your Clients

In this series, Editors Toronto members and BoldFace contributors share their experiences, insights, and tips on the practical aspects of working as an editor or writer. In the previous edition of “Editors Advise,” six editors recommended their go-to websites and books on grammar and style. This time we zero in on the editor-client relationship: handling … Continue reading Editors Advise: Dealing with Your Clients

Editor for Life: Jennifer Goyder, Senior Publications Editor, Centre for International Governance Innovation

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So, we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Jennifer Goyder, Senior Publications Editor, Centre for International Governance Innovation

Executive Unplugged: Aidan Harris, Programs Chair

We want to give the Editors Toronto members and student affiliates another way to get to know the executive and find out what is involved in being on the committee. So, we ask each new executive committee member to introduce themself and their role by answering a few questions. Meet Aidan Harris, our current programs … Continue reading Executive Unplugged: Aidan Harris, Programs Chair

Executive Unplugged: Amanda Clarke, Treasurer

We want to give the Editors Toronto members and student affiliates another way to get to know the executive and find out what is involved in being on the committee. So, we ask each new executive committee member to introduce themself and their role by answering a few questions. Meet Amanda Clarke, our current treasurer. … Continue reading Executive Unplugged: Amanda Clarke, Treasurer

Book Review: “On the Offensive: Prejudice in Language Past and Present” by Karen Stollznow

By Amanda Clarke—With an increasing awareness around inclusive and conscious language, the time is ripe for a book that explores offensive language and its roots. This is what Karen Stollznow sets out to do in her book, On the Offensive: Prejudice in Language Past and Present. Without an understanding of the ways that …

Preparing Your Clients for Traditional Publishing: Agenting & Acquisitions Process

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, March 29, at 7:00 pm EDT via Zoom for “Preparing Your Clients for Traditional Publishing: Agenting & Acquisitions Process.”  When working with clients on the road to traditional publishing, editors are often asked to consult on areas beyond the words in a manuscript. It is important that we stay on … Continue reading Preparing Your Clients for Traditional Publishing: Agenting & Acquisitions Process

Editors Advise: Best Resources for Editors and Writers

In this series, Editors Toronto members and BoldFace contributors share their experiences, insights, and tips on the practical aspects of working as an editor or writer. The previous edition of “Editors Advise” included recommendations related to professional development. This time, six editors share their favourite resources on grammar and style. As it turns out, one … Continue reading Editors Advise: Best Resources for Editors and Writers

Editor for Life: Shirarose Wilensky (she/her), Editor, House of Anansi Press

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Shirarose Wilensky (she/her), Editor, House of Anansi Press