Getting into In-House Grants Editing in Canada: Getting Hired, Managing the Demands, and Reaping the Rewards

People who edit academic research grants are superheroes. They may be less visible than Black Panther or Spiderman, as grants editors work behind-the-scenes—but for a tired, stressed-out researcher, the support of a skilled grants editor can feel life-saving. Who wouldn’t want to be scooped up and carried during a time of need? Research grants areContinue reading “Getting into In-House Grants Editing in Canada: Getting Hired, Managing the Demands, and Reaping the Rewards”

Getting involved with your professional association: Why & How (feat. Crystal Shelley)

Serving your professional association as a volunteer makes you more visible to your community and helps you to develop new skills and network with others.  There are clear and obvious benefits to volunteering in service of vulnerable populations. In addition to the benefits you can bring to others, volunteering can also be good for you:Continue reading “Getting involved with your professional association: Why & How (feat. Crystal Shelley)”

Reflections on kindness from early-career editors

My blog post, published on The Editors’ Weekly, explores the question: how might kindness be part of the editor’s career? This piece delves into a thought-provoking reflection by student editor Madison Taylor, who argues that editing itself can be an act of radical kindness that kindles inclusivity. Read: “Reflections on kindness from early-career editors.“