Quantifying Your Editing Impact: Metrics to Share with Clients

Presenter: Letitia Henville
Presenter: Letitia Henville Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2023 Time: 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT Length: 1 hour Language: English Level: Intermediate/Advanced Type: Instructional Member price: $42 Non-member price: $70 Register Now In The Subversive Copyeditor, Carol Fisher Saller outlines three principles that she believes are crucial to developing a good relationship with an author: carefulness, transparency and flexibility. Carefulness has to do with adhering to the “first do no harm” principle—that is, not implementing changes that are incorrect, or that overstep your knowledge, or that you can’t cite Continue reading →

What Skills and Knowledge Should a Professional Editor Working in Canada Have in 2021?

Presenter: Berna Ozunal
Editors Canada’s 2016 update of the Professional Editorial Standards describes it as “a vital document for editors in Canada and for the editing profession. The 2009 version defines the standards as ‘the knowledge, skills, and practices most commonly required for editing English-language material.’”* PES was developed and updated in a rigorous process among editorial professionals across the country in 2016.

Programme d’agrément en révision linguistique – Réviseurs Canada : Webinaire d’information

Presenter: Sandra Gravel
Si vous êtes réviseur linguistique, vous songez peut-être à accéder au titre de réviseur agréé. Pour savoir comment vous y prendre ou pour connaître tous les détails du Programme d'agrément en révision linguistique – Réviseurs Canada, prenez part au webinaire d'information du 5 juin prochain à 12 heures.

Copy Editing Standards: Tables, Visual Elements, and Multimedia

Presenter: Robin Marwick
If you're comfortable copy editing text but aren't as confident when it comes to visual elements, then this introductory webinar is for you! Focusing on Professional Editorial Standard D12, Robin Marwick will teach you everything you need to know to ensure that all visuals are consistent across a document. This includes tables, graphs, headings, image caption styles, numbering, and more.

Are You Certifiable? Preparing for Editors Canada’s Certification Exams (free webinar!)

Presenter: Anne Brennan, Jeanne McKane
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Editors Canada's certification exams from certified professional editors and members of the Editors Canada certification steering committee, who will provide valuable tips on how to prepare for the exams. Session participants will leave with a clear picture of what professional standards we are testing for, tips from certified professional editors on how to prepare, and recommendations of invaluable study resources.

Getting work with the Online Directory of Editors

Presenter: Greg Ioannou
Let's be frank: some people are getting a lot more work from their ODE listing than others are. Why do some people find big-ticket clients or get so much work from the ODE that they're swamped? What's their secret? Is it that they're super experienced, well-known or ... more qualified than YOU? No! Editors who are successfully using the ODE know how to craft their listings so they bring in more work.

Professional Editorial Standards: How do they work for you? (Free webinar!)

Presenter: Michelle Boulton, Moira Rayner White
Many of Canada's editors use new technologies and work in industries that are far from traditional print publishing. Technolhttps://youtu.be/EDqhZkO2_nEogical advances and current working methods are at the heart of the latest edition of Professional Editorial Standards, Editors Canada's cornerstone publication. This new edition took effect January 1, 2017, and is now available as a free download. Bring your questions to this free webinar, where we'll discuss Professional Editorial Standards and how they work for you.

Academic Editing: Beyond Basics

Presenter: Mary Rykov, PhD
Academic competition combined with limited academic resources can create pressures for students that may pose challenges for the freelance editors they contact to hire. The rewards of working with postsecondary students, however, far outweigh any challenges.