Posts Tagged: Professional Development

Book Summit 19

Presented by the Book and Periodical Council, the Association of Canadian Publishers and the Literary Press Group of Canada in association with the Toronto International Festival of Authors. Book Summit 19 encourages reflection and prediction but above all challenges us to publish with intention. Publishing can shape, not only adapt to, emergent cultural and technological landscapes. Book Summit 19 provides opportunities to

2019 ACP & LPG Annual General Meetings

Intro to Audiobook Publishing (Calgary)

Whether it’s licensing titles to other publishers or producing audiobooks yourselves, this workshop will give you detailed information on how it’s done. We’ll cover working with your authors, licensing publishers, narrators, studios and more, as well as marketing and distribution. Some of the topics to be discussed: How the audiobook production process works and what

Intro to Audiobook Publishing (Edmonton)

Whether it’s licensing titles to other publishers or producing audiobooks yourselves, this workshop will give you detailed information on how it’s done. We’ll cover working with your authors, licensing publishers, narrators, studios and more, as well as marketing and distribution. Some of the topics to be discussed: How the audiobook production process works and what

Save Time and Your Sanity: Increase Your Efficiency with Microsoft Word for Windows with Rhonda Bracey

Many of us use Word regularly. But are we using it efficiently? Learn practical tips to help you become more efficient with Microsoft Word for Windows. Learn useful tips and techniques that will save you time and headaches, including how to Show everything – formatting marks, fields, bookmarks, track changes, styles etc. Set up an

Starting a Freelance Editing or Writing Career Session 2 with Christine LeBlanc

Session 2: Getting Going After attending this webinar, you will be able to start your own freelance business. You’ll know how to register for a business name and HST number, how to start marketing your services, and what to track for basic bookkeeping and taxes. Being a freelancer is much more than working in your

Usage Traps and Myths with Frances Peck

Is impact accepted as a verb? Why are prevent and avoid so often confused? Is it okay to verbify? This webinar examines these and other usage questions and problems. Hopefully, you accept impact as a verb (not to mention hopefully as a sentence adverb). But what about more current usage issues? Does literally mean what it literally means? Are there limits to how much we can verbify?

Starting a Freelance Editing or Writing Career Session 1 with Christine LeBlanc

Session 1: Getting Ready After attending this webinar, you will be able to start your own freelance business. You’ll know how to register for a business name and HST number, how to start marketing your services, and what to track for basic bookkeeping and taxes. Being a freelancer is much more than working in your

What the GST? With Michelle Waitzman

It’s tax time! Get a better understanding of Canada’s GST/HST and provincial sales taxes as they relate to freelance editors. What are GST, HST, QST and PST, who needs to register for them, and how do you do that? Charging, collecting and remitting sales taxes is just another administrative nightmare for many self-employed editors. In

Comics and Graphic Novel Conventions for Editors with Allyson Rudolph

Wham! Pow! Shazam! In this webinar, you’ll learn some cool editorial moves to help you break into the graphic novel and comic book scene. The Booker Prize longlist this year included a graphic novel for the first time. Penguin Random House is launching a graphic novel imprint for kids. R.L. Stine has recently signed a