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
By Alicja Minda—During the holiday season, we are bombarded with ideas on what to buy for the special people in our lives: family members, partners, friends. There are gift guides broken down by age, interest (for movie fans, for yoga lovers), and even occupation (for teachers, for chefs), yet I’ve never seen a list …
Any good editor will tell you she’d be lost without her well-thumbed, heavily flagged, and coffee-stained copy of The Chicago of Manual of Style. But just what is this mysterious tome? And why is it so critical to the work we do? This seminar will introduce you to the joys and sorrows of the book … Continue reading Seminar: That’s the Chicago way: Learning to use The Chicago Manual of Style
Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster Have you ever wondered what fellow editors like to read? We have, too. In our interview series “By the Book,” we get the inside scoop on editors’ all-time favourite books, their top style guides, and what their alternate-universe careers would be. Tell us about your current job, Joe, plus … Continue reading By the Book: In-house editor Joe Cotterchio-Milligan’s book highlights
Speaker: Stephanie Fysh Report Writer: Caroline Winter At the February 28th program, Stephanie Fysh walked a room full of Toronto-area editors through the significant changes in the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, which came out in August 2010. Stephanie has provided a handout (840.04 KB) — attached in the images folder, listing the specific … Continue reading Recap of What’s New in the 16th Edition of the Chicago Manual of Style?