In this series, editors share their experiences, insights, and tips on the practical aspects of working as an editor or writer. For this edition, five editors share their thoughts on whether focusing on a niche is a good idea when starting out. Photo by Deddy Yoga Pratama on Unsplash Should someone relatively new to editing focus on a … Continue reading Editors Advise: Generalist or Specialist
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Changing Careers: Making the Transition to Editing
by Sharon Cozens Photo by Yasmina H on Unsplash So you’ve decided to transition from your current career to an editing one. Making a change, especially after many years in one career, can be scary, but with time, patience, and some careful planning, you can improve your chances of success and make the process less stressful. First of … Continue reading Changing Careers: Making the Transition to Editing
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 …
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