Seminar: A is for author: An introduction to editing picture books

Editing picture books for children is a uniquely creative undertaking. Children’s book editors need to understand how words and pictures work together to tell a story, so they must possess not only a facility for language but also an appreciation for illustration and a keen eye for design. This seminar will introduce you to some … Continue reading Seminar: A is for author: An introduction to editing picture books

Editor for Life: Suzanne Sutherland, author and children’s books editor at HarperCollins in Canada

Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster 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 W5: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Suzanne Sutherland, author and children’s books editor at HarperCollins in Canada