Recap of “Ask the Editor Hive: Growing Your Business”

By Małgosia Halliop—The April 26 Editors Toronto program meeting was an online discussion on the subject of growing your editing business. Participants tackled such topics as raising rates and collecting payment, ways to find clients and build a relationship with them, and the benefits of the Editors Canada membership and certification, among others. …

Editor for Life: Lucy Payette, Senior Technical Editor at StandardAero and Managing Editor of The Editors’ Weekly

Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster 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 … Continue reading Editor for Life: Lucy Payette, Senior Technical Editor at StandardAero and Managing Editor of The Editors’ Weekly

Editors Advise: Learning New Skills for Professional Growth

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” tackled recognizing and dealing with our editorial weaknesses. For this edition, six editors share their recommendations related to professional development. Photo by Mikhail … Continue reading Editors Advise: Learning New Skills for Professional Growth

The Purpose and Rationale Behind the “Guidelines for Ethical Editing of Student Texts”

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, November 23, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for “The Purpose and Rationale Behind the ‘Guidelines for Ethical Editing of Student Texts.’” Are you an academic editor or someone who works with student texts? Have you ever had questions about what is appropriate when editing student work that will be … Continue reading The Purpose and Rationale Behind the “Guidelines for Ethical Editing of Student Texts”

Meet Adebe DeRango-Adem, Editors Canada Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Adviser

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. Our fellow Editors Toronto member, Adebe DeRango-Adem, is Editors Canada’s first equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) adviser, appointed in October 2020. The national executive council (NEC) created this position to help implement the Statement of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion that members voted on in 2019. Adebe is an editor and … Continue reading Meet Adebe DeRango-Adem, Editors Canada Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Adviser