Manage your stress: Tips for freelancers

By Emily Chau Most people are more stressed than they’d wish, and work is often the reason. If you’re working as a freelance editor, you’re probably also feeling the pressure of running your own business 24/7. A small amount of stress is healthy if it keeps you focused and challenged, but a large amount can … Continue reading Manage your stress: Tips for freelancers

The Nitpicker’s Nook: November’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Emily Chau If you weren’t already convinced of the importance of proofreading, take a look at this major gaffe in an … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: November’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook: October’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Emily Chau As we celebrated Thanksgiving in October, what were you thankful for? Valued EAC member Frances Peck wrote an article … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: October’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook: September’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Emily Chau Want to stock up on a few Canadian books, but don’t know where to start? Make it a fun and … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: September’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook: August’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Emily Chau Canada doesn’t have its own dictionary, since the final edition of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary was published 10 years ago, … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: August’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook: June’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Emily Chau The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has formed a new group on LinkedIn. Join in to learn a thing or two! … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: June’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook: May’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Emily Chau Another reason to go to the EAC Conference: write off the conference costs! Adrienne Montgomerie, a long-time EAC member, shares … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: May’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook: April’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Emily Chau Freelancers: when will you start making money? Is freelancing full-time sustainable? This article explores specific factors that determine a freelancer’s … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: April’s linguistic links roundup