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Working for an Author Services Company

At the February Ottawa-Gatineau Speaker Night, Wayne Jones talked about the publishing industry and how it has evolved over the years due to technology. He talked about traditional publishing and self-publishing, noting the editor’s role in each. In traditional publishing, editors work with the publisher. In the self-publishing world, editors work with the writer. Wayne …

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March Speaker Night: Editing Academic Research Grant Proposals with Letitia Henville

Written by Tom Vradenberg. Edited by Stephanie Mason. Editing research grant proposals: it’s about as specific as it gets. Most editors, throughout their careers, specialize in subjects they gravitate to, with many pulled towards the more popular genres of scientific journals or poetry (amongst others). However, editing academic research grant proposals may be the niche …

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April Speaker Night: The Final Touch: Editing a Speech with Wendy Cherwinski

Speeches present editors with special challenges. After all, speeches are meant to be spoken and heard. And that makes them different from documents  written to be read silently on the page or screen. So, how can editors fine tune their skill set to add more value to the speechwriting process? Join us April 20 to find out …

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February Speaker Night: Self-Publishing Night with Wayne Jones

On February 16, Wayne Jones joined us to discuss the processes involved in self-publishing. Along with going over the tasks involved in self-publishing, Wayne also discussed author services companies and their role in helping writers become self-published authors. Wayne Jones goes over this topic in his podcast, Editing Writing, as episode 13: “self-publishing your book.” …

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January Speaker Night: Educational Children’s Books with Kara Cybanski

Summary by Tom Vradenburg and Coryl Addy. Edited by Stephanie Mason We editors like to think of ourselves as adaptable and curious about new subjects and other genres. However, our real professional lives often involve grinding through the same kinds of material day after day.  Kara Cybanski gets to live our dream at DC Canada …

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Lending Library Pilot Launch

Members, we are excited to announce your branch Lending Library! You will discover a growing collection of editing-related books that you may check out online for pickup or delivery. What’s in the library? More than 50 printed books about publishing including style guides, reference works, writing memoirs, and graphic design titles. Donations to the collection …

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Holiday Speaker Night: Book Conservation with Christine McNair

Updated January 13, 2022 Though we were once again unable to gather for a holiday party, this past November 17, we marked our holiday speaker night by deviating from discussing the written word in favour of learning about books as objects. We were joined by Christine McNair of the Canadian Conservation Institute, who spoke on …

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Programmation automne: La Vigne

15 septembre, 19 h: Pose ta question! 15 octobre, 20 h: La surrévision et comment l’éviter 17 november, 19 h: Réviser pour… 17 décembre, 20 h: Cadeau de réviseur Pour en savoir plus sur les prochaines rencontres de la Vigne, envoyez un courriel à la_vigne@reviserus.ca.

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