by Ann Nam-Tran Le It's not often that people who edit comics or are interested in manga (Japanese comics) get to hear from professional manga editors from Japan in the English language sphere. While there are plenty of how-to books on drawing manga, to my knowledge there isn’t a book that focuses on comic narrative … Continue reading Comic Advice from Manga Editors
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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
Thank You to Our Valued Volunteers in 2021–22!
Editors Toronto is part of a national professional editing association, Editors Canada, run by and for its members. Everything you see, read, and attend is organized and coordinated by volunteers. In the past season, we were lucky to have the support of more than 30 exceptional volunteers, many of whom got involved on more …
Thank You to Our Volunteers in 2020–21!
Editors Toronto is part of a national professional association run by and for its members. Everything you see, read, and attend is organized and coordinated by volunteers. The 2020–21 season was extraordinary in many ways, but with the support of more than 30 exceptional volunteers, many of whom volunteered on more than one occasion …
Recap: Tax Help for Small Businesses and Self-Employed Individuals (Part 1)
By Adrineh Der-Boghossian—Did you, like me, launch a freelance editorial business in 2020? Wondering what you need to file your taxes as a self-employed individual? Or perhaps you have an established freelance business but wonder if you’ve been overclaiming your business use-of-home expenses? An online presentation hosted by Editors Nova Scotia on January 22...
Shining the Spotlight on Our Valued Volunteers
by Indu Singh Volunteers are vital to our ongoing success, and we would like to spotlight members who have been generous enough to devote their time, energy, and ideas to our organization. To show our appreciation, we’ve done something a little different this year to recognize the important work of our volunteers. We invited volunteers … Continue reading Shining the Spotlight on Our Valued Volunteers
4 Things I Wish I’d Known When Starting My Freelance Editing Career
by Maya Berger Going freelance is no small undertaking, and it’s impossible to know everything about running your own editing business from day one. Self-employed editorial professional Maya Berger offers tips for those just starting out. 1. Your clients are not your bosses As a new freelancer, you may feel pressure to say yes to … Continue reading 4 Things I Wish I’d Known When Starting My Freelance Editing Career
A Generosity of Editors
by Michelle Waitzman Editors sometimes have fun sharing—and inventing—collective nouns for various groups of creatures or people. When it comes to editors themselves, I propose to call the group “a generosity of editors.” When they gather in large (or even modest) numbers, editors are exceedingly generous with their knowledge, experience and wisdom. I was reminded … Continue reading A Generosity of Editors