Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. Publishing is a complex industry that continues to undergo changes. To unveil some of its mysteries, BoldFace reached out to Adrineh Der-Boghossian, the former editor-in-chief of this blog, to ask about her current role as project manager and editorial associate at Page Two Books. Page Two is a Vancouver-based professional … Continue reading Exploring Editorial Roles: Working as a Project Manager at a Hybrid Publisher
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
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
By Alicja Minda—Podcasts can be a great way to stay on top of developments in the editing industry, or even an instrument of life-long learning. If you enjoyed our review of 3 Podcasts for a Lover of Books and Words, here is another portion of podcast recommendations for editors. This time we’re covering a ...
Join us for a lively summer conversation between author Ian Williams and his editor Anne Collins. To close out the 2020–21 season, Editors Toronto and Canadian Authors–Toronto are joining forces to bring back our popular series showcasing award-winning authors in conversation with their exceptional editors. On Wednesday, June 23, at 7:00 pm, our Zoom program … Continue reading “Reproduction”: The Making of a Giller Winner
By Alison Dowsett—As a freelance editor, it’s easy to fall prey to the fate of many freelancers across industries: the fate of over-delivery. Recently, I was telling my partner about an unconscious decision I made that resulted in significant scope creep. It happened while I was working with an independent author. I was reading the third story in ...
The relationship between an author and their editor is something that can powerfully influence a piece of writing. Our next program, Tips from Across the Table: An Author-Editor Roundtable on Thursday, March 25, at 7:30 pm, will open the door to fostering the best possible works and, ideally, getting them onto the bestseller’s list. This … Continue reading Tips from Across the Table: An Author-Editor Roundtable
by Indu Singh and Ann Nam-Tran Le Editors Canada member Dr. Paul Ling certainly has taken the road less travelled. After a successful career in medicine as a surgeon and clinical professor, Dr. Ling detoured into health science editing, and then following his passion for nineteenth-century gothic adventures, took a turn into the world of art … Continue reading Beyond Editing: From Medical Editor to Graphic Novelist