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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.