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Editors Canada – Manitoba
Welcome to the Manitoba Twig of Editors Canada!
We're a friendly group of professionals and students who work with language in communications, printing, publishing and digital media. We usually meet the last Monday evening of the month to talk about grammar, usage, style, punctuation, language resources and more, and to build connections among professional editors in Manitoba and those who need their services.
As a twig of Editors Canada, we welcome local members and interested non-members to join us for networking, socializing and professional development opportunities. Add your name to our mailing list or follow us on social media to find out about upcoming events.
Here are our upcoming events. Visit our Facebook page for details.
Dates and Programs for 2017
Monday, February 27, 2017
"Consider, for example…": Using a case study to develop editorial principles
Judith Kearns (Dept. Rhetoric & Communications, U of W) This hands-on seminar will use a case study to focus discussion of editorial principles, especially cutting material and adapting it to different audiences.
Monday, April 24, 2017
Ergonomics for Editors
Dr. Daniel Therrien offers helpful tips and considerations for writers, editors and anyone who spends long periods of time sitting at a desk.
Monday, June 12, 2017: Summer Social
Join Editors Canada-Manitoba Twig and the Manitoba Editors Association (MEA) at a social mixer with editors and members of Manitoba's writing and publishing communities. Bring samples of your edited work for display at this garden-party themed event. New to the world of editing? Network with local professional editors and learn about their experiences in the mysterious, blooming field of editing! You do not need to be a member of Editors Canada or the MEA to join the party.
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m. (casual drop-in)
Location: ARTlington, 618 Arlington St., Second Floor (sorry, no wheelchair access)
RSVPs are preferred but if you decide to attend last minute you will be more than welcome! The more the merrier. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Note about the venue: 618 Arlington is home to ARTlingon. Part of this year's Doors Open Winnipeg tours (http://www.doorsopenwinnipeg.ca/building/artlington-studios-gallery/), ARTlinton is a unique, vibrant space that's perfect for creative people, complete with vintage morgue table for…inspiration? There is plenty of street parking in front of the building after 5:30 p.m.
So, carpe diem! Look forward to seeing you there!
Related Organizations in Manitoba
- Manitoba Editors Association (MEA)
- Manitoba Writers' Guild
- International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Manitoba
- Association of Manitoba Book Publishers (AMBP)
- Manitoba Community Newspapers Association (MCNA)
- Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC) MB Chapter
- Man Print Industry Association (MPIA)
- Manitoba Magazine Publishers' Association (MMPA)
- Winnipeg Write Edit Publish (Public Meetup)
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Member benefits at the branch and twig levels include evening presentations at no cost as well as discounted rates on seminars and workshops. Members can also opt in to receive editing job alerts via email.