How Did You Land Your First Paid Editing Gig?

In preparing to speak to folks at the monthly Editors Toronto meeting in September, I decided to tap into the freelance editing community to find out how people landed their first paid editing job. I collected 107 responses, which I stripped of identifying details, popped into this spreadsheet, and coded into categories. Unsurprisingly to me,Continue reading “How Did You Land Your First Paid Editing Gig?”

The Editors’ Weekly: The ethics of online portfolios

Every once in a while, I write a blog post for The Editors’ Weekly, the official blog of Editors Canada. This piece investigates the ethical controversies around portfolios and explores how to establish credibility without showing actual client work: “The ethics of online portfolios: How should editors showcase their skills and experience?” Have a questionContinue reading “The Editors’ Weekly: The ethics of online portfolios”