“It’s in the Twists and Turns of the Plot That the Magic Lies”: Editing Crime Fiction with Louise Harnby

Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster and Alicja Minda. Louise Harnby is a professional fiction editor with 30 years’ publishing experience who specializes in working with independent crime, thriller, and mystery writers. Based in Norwich, UK, she is an Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP). She is also one … Continue reading “It’s in the Twists and Turns of the Plot That the Magic Lies”: Editing Crime Fiction with Louise Harnby

Ask the Editor Hive: Growing Your Business

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, April 26, at 7:00 pm EDT via Zoom for “Ask the Editor Hive: Growing Your Business.”  As editors, we each have our own unique experiences, expertise, and questions! This open discussion and members only event is a chance to ask your fellow editors questions about growing and sustaining a career … Continue reading Ask the Editor Hive: Growing Your Business

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

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

Editing Indigenous Content: The Importance of Cultural Sensitivity & Respect

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, February 22, at 8:00 pm EST via Zoom for “Editing Indigenous Content: The Importance of Cultural Sensitivity & Respect.” Before the program, we will have a short Editors Toronto business meeting to share what our branch has been up to in the last three months.  As editors, within every project, … Continue reading Editing Indigenous Content: The Importance of Cultural Sensitivity & Respect