Exploring Editorial Niches: Conversations with Editors in the Environmental Communication Field

By Małgosia Halliop—When I started up my freelance business in 2021, I was keen to connect my experience in environmental and nature education with my writing and editing background. I decided to do what has always served me well as a learner: be curious and ask lots of questions. So, I spoke to six …

Editors Advise: Dealing with Your Editorial Weaknesses and Vulnerabilities

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" dealt with organizing your work to stay focused and maintain mental balance. For this edition, seven editors talk about their weaknesses and the … Continue reading Editors Advise: Dealing with Your Editorial Weaknesses and Vulnerabilities

Editor for Life: Mary Newberry, Freelance Editor and Indexer

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: Mary Newberry, Freelance Editor and Indexer

Editor for Life: Debbie Innes, Copy Editor and Proofreader

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: Debbie Innes, Copy Editor and Proofreader

So You Want to Freelance? Helpful Advice for Students and New Editors

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, September 28, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for “So You Want to Freelance? Helpful Advice for Students and New Editors.” Are you unsure how to build your freelance client list? Do you have questions about the financial, clerical, and time management aspects of running your own editing business? In … Continue reading So You Want to Freelance? Helpful Advice for Students and New Editors