Seminar: That’s the Chicago way: Learning to use The Chicago Manual of Style

Any good editor will tell you she’d be lost without her well-thumbed, heavily flagged, and coffee-stained copy of The Chicago of Manual of Style. But just what is this mysterious tome? And why is it so critical to the work we do? This seminar will introduce you to the joys and sorrows of the book … Continue reading Seminar: That’s the Chicago way: Learning to use The Chicago Manual of Style

Seminar: Taxes for freelancers

Taxes can be like monsters under your bed: they’re scary because you don’t know what lurks there. This seminar takes the fear away by taking the mystery away. In three entertaining hours, you’ll learn how to reduce your tax bill and keep the Canada Revenue Agency happy at the same time. Learn which expenses are … Continue reading Seminar: Taxes for freelancers

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

Seminars for Editors – Autumn 2016

The next few months are full of professional development opportunities through Editors Toronto! Follow links below for registration and other information. Tuesday, September 27 (AM) - Usage Traps and Myths presented by Frances Peck Is impact now a legitimate verb? Is it correct to write a couple ideas? Must you change till to until and … Continue reading Seminars for Editors – Autumn 2016