How to juggle non-editing roles as an editor

As a young editor in a small business, I take on a variety of tasks that certainly extend beyond editorial work. Designing, marketing, audio recording, editing an app… nothing is off-limits! At first, this was a challenge—and to be honest, there are still days where I wonder if I really know what I’m doing outside …

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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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Speaker Nights: January, February, and March 2022

Welcome to a new year, everyone! We're so excited to announce our next three Speaker Nights to kick off 2022. On the third Wednesday of every month, we host a free Speaker Night to hear from a wide variety of hosts and to discuss topics related to editing, publishing, and more. Speaker Nights are currently …

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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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October Speaker Night: Epic and Urban Fantasy with Krista Walsh

We're excited to announce our next two Speaker Night events for October. Currently, Speakers Night is hosted virtually through Zoom. These events are also completely free to register and attend! October 20: Epic and Urban Fantasy with Krista Walsh Krista Walsh writes about magic, assassins, dragons, and badasses. Her books include the Meratis trilogy, the …

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