Except where otherwise noted, all events take place at the Ongwanada Resource Centre from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (come any time from 6:30).
Estimating & Setting Rates – Wednesday, 13 January
Elizabeth d’Anjou, long-time freelancer and assistant twig coordinator, will share her business know-how regarding how to estimate and what to charge for freelance editing services.
Acquisitions Editing – Wednesday, 10 February
James MacNevin, acquisitions editor at McGill-Queen’s University Press, will take us through the acquisitions process for a scholarly publisher.
Online Resources for Editors – Wednesday, 9 March
Share a favourite editing-related website, app, blog, style guide, etc., and/or pick up some recommendations from your colleagues, as we pool our knowledge in an online resource show-and-tell session.
Authors Talk Editing – Wednesday, 13 April
Kingston-area writers Melanie Dugan, Shelley Tanaka, and Ian Coutts will talk about the experience of being edited and editing others.
- At the Tett Centre, 370 King Street West 7 to 9 p.m.
- $10 charge (free for Editors Canada members)
- Cash bar
Stylistic Editing Exercise – Wednesday, 11 May
We’ll make this a hands-on evening, each trying a stylistic editing exercise (from the Editors Canada certification study guide) and then discussing our approaches.