Editor for Life: Sammy Chin, Managing and Production Editor, ECW Press

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 Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of … Continue reading Editor for Life: Sammy Chin, Managing and Production Editor, ECW Press

Exploring Editorial Roles: Working as a Project Manager at a Hybrid Publisher

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. Publishing is a complex industry that continues to undergo changes. To unveil some of its mysteries, BoldFace reached out to Adrineh Der-Boghossian, the former editor-in-chief of this blog, to ask about her current role as project manager and editorial associate at Page Two Books. Page Two is a Vancouver-based professional … Continue reading Exploring Editorial Roles: Working as a Project Manager at a Hybrid Publisher

An editor by many other names: What does an editor actually do?

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By Abby Egerter A few weeks ago, I had a conversation with someone who had recently started working as a production editor. I congratulated her on her new in-house position and then paused for a moment before asking what she actually did. Oh, she said, it's really just copy editing. And that, my friends, is … Continue reading An editor by many other names: What does an editor actually do?