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January 20, 2021: Writing and Editing for the Web

What: Editors BC monthly meeting
When: Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 7:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost: Free for Editors BC members, non-members, and students.

Our language has changed over the years, and so has the way our audiences read. So much of what we write ends up on the web, and as editors and writers, there are ways we can make sure that our copy is suitable for an online audience.

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November 26, 2020: Networking and Collaboration with Editors Edmonton and Editors Calgary

What: Editors BC collaborative event
When: Thursday, November 26, 2020, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost: Free for Editors BC members, non-members, and students.

In the wake of COVID-19, making new connections in a socially distanced world can be challenging. Editors BC, in collaboration with Editors Edmonton and Editors Calgary, will be participating in a discussion about leveraging networking and collaboration to find and secure job opportunities.

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November 18, 2020: Effective Document Design

What: Editors BC monthly meeting
When: Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 7:30–8:30 pm
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost: Free for Editors BC members, non-members, and students.

Analyzing and editing documents for usability, clarity, and accessibility is an essential part of an editor’s job. Being familiar with Plain Language Principles and understanding graphic design principles that affect readability will enhance your editing skills.  

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October 21, 2020: Marketing Your Editing Business

What: Editors BC monthly meeting
When: Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 7:30–8:30 pm
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost: Free for Editors BC members, non-members, and students.

Are you a new editor starting your freelance business? Or an experienced professional wanting to expand your client base? In either case, marketing your business is an essential factor in acquiring new clients and staying relevant.

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September 16, 2020: September Wine and Cheese

What: Editors BC monthly meeting
When: Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 7:30–8:30 pm
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost: Free for Editors BC members, non-members, and students.

Welcome back, members!

Join us virtually on Zoom at 7:30 pm PDT, and don’t forget to BYOWAC (Bring Your Own Wine and Cheese). Meet our 2020–2021 executive and learn more about our plans for this fall’s programming and professional development as we adapt to today’s online reality. Mingle with other members in our Zoom breakout rooms and test your skills in an online game of STET! Dreyer’s English.

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June 17, 2020: Season-End Editors BC Executive Elections

What: Editors BC monthly meeting
When: Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 7:00–8:00 pm
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost: Free for Editors BC members and students.

Join us in winding down the Editors BC 2019–2020 season with an online meeting to recognize our volunteers and to elect the 2020–2021 executive team. This is usually our wine and cheese event, so bring a beverage of your choice and get to know our incoming exec! 

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May 20, 2020: Editing in the Age of COVID-19

What: Editors BC monthly meeting
When: Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 7:30–9:00 pm
Where: Online through LiveWebinar
Cost: Free for Editors BC members, non-members, and students.

Join Editors BC for an online social, where we will discuss a variety of topics and issues related to editing during this unprecedented time. The meeting will be moderated and led by members of the Editors BC executive and will offer a chance for members to share their experiences and ask questions on topics such as:

  • Has your editing practice and the way you work been affected by COVID-19?  
  • Do you have children or other dependents at home? How do you manage your editing work/business while also supervising your children and their schooling?
  • What are people’s long-term plans for editing in the time of coronavirus? How do we prepare for these upheavals, both economically and emotionally?
  • Do any of the government relief programs apply to editors?
  • What are we doing for fun these days?

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March 18, 2020: Editing Children’s Books

What: Editors BC monthly meeting
When: Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 7:00–9:00 pm
Where: Room 920, 9th floor, Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver | map
Cost: Free for Editors BC members, non-members, and students.

Join us at our upcoming monthly meeting for a presentation by Paula Ayer and Tiffany Stone on editing children’s books, including levels from picture books to young adult, and genres from sing-along books to graphic novels and series.

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