by Celina Fazio The April program meeting featured Editors Canada co-founder Greg Ioannou. The topic of the evening was finding freelance work, and, in addition to listening to Ioannou’s talk, attendees had the pleasure of viewing a series of short video presentations by four freelance editors: Jahleen Turnbull-Sousa, Susannah Noel, Adrienne Montgomerie, and Carolyn Camilleri. … Continue reading How to Find Freelance Editing Work: A recap
When: Tuesday, April 23, 7:30–9:30 pm Where: Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) Spadina, 192 Spadina Ave., Third Floor, Room F For the penultimate program meeting of 2018–19, we are pleased to feature publisher and Editors Canada co-founder Greg Ioannou, who will speak about how freelancers can generate work, and what Editors Canada plans to do … Continue reading How to Find Freelance Editing Work
by Deborah Joy Innes I was the very lucky winner of two (yes, two!) raffle prizes at the Editors Toronto meeting in September. The first was the book The New Vine by author Robert Marrone. There were two authors present that night (Robert Marrone and Trevor Cole), along with their editors, speaking about the author-editor … Continue reading Prize-winner learns value of mentors
by Carol Harrison It was a dark and stormy night when I met with fellow editors at Editors Toronto’s coffee-shop event last week at Boxcar Social. We were a small group with varying levels of experience and comfort with social media. These meetings are a great way to alleviate the isolation that sometimes comes from … Continue reading No editor is an island: The follow-up
By Nicole M. Roccas Nearly a year ago, I decided to strike out on my own and become a freelance academic editor. It wasn’t a hasty decision—I was about to finish my PhD in history and had been considering career options for several years. During that time, I took on small, short-term copy editing jobs … Continue reading Becoming an academic editor: one year later
By Elizabeth d’Anjou Looking for advice on editing the editing life? Whether you’re a beginner looking for tips on starting out or an old hand looking for another perspective, veteran editor Aunt Elizabeth is ready to address your queries. Submit them to [email protected]—you may find the answers you are looking for in next month’s column. (1) … Continue reading Ask Aunt Elizabeth: Help me navigate the stormy seas of financial insecurity!
By Elizabeth d'Anjou Looking for advice on editing the editing life? Whether you're a beginner looking for tips on starting out or an old hand looking for another perspective, veteran editor Aunt Elizabeth is ready to address your queries. Submit them to [email protected]—you may find the answers you are looking for in next month's column. (1) … Continue reading Ask Aunt Elizabeth: To freelance or not to freelance?
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 Robin Marwick PerfectIt, a popular Word add-in that helps you edit faster and more consistently, has just released its third version. … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: May’s linguistic links roundup