Changing Careers: Making the Transition to Editing

by Sharon Cozens Photo by Yasmina H on Unsplash So you’ve decided to transition from your current career to an editing one. Making a change, especially after many years in one career, can be scary, but with time, patience, and some careful planning, you can improve your chances of success and make the process less stressful.  First of … Continue reading Changing Careers: Making the Transition to Editing

Software as a Service (SaaS) Companies Need Editors! How Editors Help Software Products Succeed

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, September 27, at 7:00 pm EDT via Zoom for “Software as a Service (SaaS) Companies Need Editors! How Editors Help Software Products Succeed.” Software as a Service (SaaS) companies dominate the tech industry, but did you know editors play an important role in a software product’s success? In our first … Continue reading Software as a Service (SaaS) Companies Need Editors! How Editors Help Software Products Succeed

Editor for Life: Kendra Ward, Freelance Editor

Interview conducted by Adrineh Der-Boghossian. 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: Kendra Ward, Freelance Editor

“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