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West Coast Editor print edition 2011 archives

You may view or download any issue of West Coast Editor from 2011. Each is available as a PDF file. Click the title to view it in your web browser, or right-click (Windows) or ctrl-click (Mac) and choose "download" or "save" to save a copy on your computer.

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Contents

  • Contributors share memories of their favourite Christmas traditions
  • Curios: DIY found-object bracelet project
  • The bookshelf: mini book-reviews
  • WCE Christmas Carol: “O Editor”
  • The WCE funnies

Features

  • The pleasure of gift giving, by Carey Ditmars
  • My mother hates presents, by Tina Robinson
  • The gift of running, by Eva van Emden
  • A gift for an author, by Cheryl Hannah
  • Aunt Broccoli’s green tips for the eco-crowd: how to grow your own sustained yield Christmas tree farm on a Vancouver city lot, by Jennifer S. Getsinger
  • A very fine cat indeed, by Hugh Macdonald
  • Urban Girl and the hostess gift
  • Urban Bookworm and the hostess gift
  • Urban Girl gets ready
  • Urban Girl gets comfortable
  • WCE kids’ lit picks: How to Train your Dragon

Etcetera listings

  • November 16: New members welcome session
  • November 16: Doing business with the government
  • December 10: EAC-BC Christmas party
  • January 18: Tweeting your way to job leads
  • January 21: Eight-step editing


  • Curios: Bad writing takes the prize
  • Curios: Who’s who?
  • Word art for editors
  • The many (not so secret) lives of David, by Carol Tulpar
  • Who’s who? (answers and sources)
  • Lib Alcock: Secret life: writer and cartoonist, a WCE interview
  • Letters: Scholarship recipient sends thanks; “What’s a meta for?”    
  • etcetera 


  • BC Branch Chair's 3-point plan
  • EAC-BC membership survey reults
  • Festival, conference, and seminar listings
  • Stay in the know


  • Curios: Test your “Volunteer IQ”
  • Why volunteer?
  • Editing in the age of e-everything (photos from May 27 Welcome Reception)
  • etcetera


  • Vancouver declares e-edited state of emergency
  • Limited seats available in pre-conference seminars
  • Editors to walk the red carpet at May 27th Welcome Reception
  • Annual Book Swap and BC branch elections


  • EAC conference menu
  • West Coast Editor web-marketing survey: the results are in
  • The brave new world of e-marketing your editing business
  • Priscilla P. Perfect and the case of the roving reporter
  • Caveat editor: beware the e-plagiarist
  • Poetic fibs contest winner
  • etcetera


  • Conference details
  • Curios
  • Editors in the age of e-everything: an endangered species?  by Helen Polychronakos
  • etcetera
  • plus: “self-serving sources” event review;  “the state of the publishing industry”; and more …


  • Help wanted
  • Curios
  • The bookshelf: Christine Dudgeon
  • Conference chat: WCE chats with conference coordinator Marlene Dong
  • etcetera plus


  • Letters: Gary Lund, West Coast Editor
  • Poetic fibs: a contest
  • Curios: Canadian men excel at romance
  • Drive-by Editing photographs
  • Etcetera

To view the newsletter, you require a software program that can read PDF (Portable Document Format) files. If you have a Mac, the built-in Preview application will read PDFs. For Mac and Windows, you may use Adobe Reader, a free software program which can be downloaded from the Adobe site.

 

Back Issues

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