Would you like to get expert advice and fresh perspectives on your editing business or career ? Whether you’re just starting out, changing the focus of your career or wanting to discuss specific editing challenges with a peer who’s been there, we have a roster of sages to provide speed mentoring on January 20th.

The Sages and their specialties are

Laura Byrne Paquet: Freelancing, copy editing, proofreading, government work, journalism, travel writing, genre fiction writing and editing, social history writing, blogging, teaching

Moira White: Teaching editing and writing, building a diversified business, substantive editing, copy editing, plain language editing and writing, government reports

Patricia Buchanan: Freelancing; copy editing and proofreading; some substantive editing; government reports; reports by independent think-tanks and by academics (mainly in economics); indexing textbooks, scholarly, and trade books

Laurel Hyatt: Freelancing, substantive editing, copy editing, proofreading, government reports, university textbooks, journalism, business auditing, accounting

Louise Saint-André: finding work, freelancing, French editing (concordance EN>FR, copyediting, and proofreading), public speaking, teaching and professional development, health

Elizabeth Macfie: Copy editing, stylistic editing, proofreading, comparative reading of translations, training (groups and one-on-one coaching), style guide development, business networking, indexing, conference session delivery

Do sign up by emailing Tom Vradenburg, our Speaker Nights Chair, at by Tuesday, January 19. You can choose upto three Sages, and each session will last 15 minutes.

When: Wednesday, January 20, 6:30 pm

Where: Good Companions Seniors Centre, 670 Albert Street (at Empress)

Free for members, $10 for non-members

Parking: Just behind the building, off Empress Avenue.



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