Technical editing can be a painstaking process involving extreme concentration and acute attention to detail. There are few shortcuts that can be implemented. Despite that, after I established a logical workflow, it became a job I looked forward to—almost a Zen-like meditative procedure.
Tag: Natalia Iwanek
Editor for Life: Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Publisher and Managing Editor at Kegedonce Press, Writer, and Professor
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: Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Publisher and Managing Editor at Kegedonce Press, Writer, and Professor
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 …
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
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 …
Executive Unplugged: Arija Berzitis, Secretary
We want to give the Editors Toronto members and student affiliates another way to get to know the executive and find out what is involved in being on the committee. So, we asked executive committee members to introduce themselves and their roles by answering a few questions. Meet Arija Berzitis, secretary for the Toronto executive … Continue reading Executive Unplugged: Arija Berzitis, Secretary
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
Recap of The Editors’ Vine: Marketing with Lenore Hietkamp
by Natalia Iwanek This month’s The Editors’ Vine* meeting took place on May 9, 2020, with guest speaker and freelance editor Lenore Hietkamp. The interactive discussion also featured 12 Editors Canada members and student affiliates from Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario. The group comprised a mix of seasoned and beginner editors, with many recent graduates … Continue reading Recap of The Editors’ Vine: Marketing with Lenore Hietkamp