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Victoria Loder

6 Bennett Ave.
Ajax, ON L1T3P1
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Experienced public speaker, available to talk to groups and associations about editors and editing.


I'm Victoria Loder, a freelance editor and writer from Toronto, Canada. I am an Editors' Association of Canada member with clients spread out all over the globe, many of whom are well on their way to becoming successful authors!


I specialize in manuscript evaluation, and copy- and developmental editing of fiction, excluding poetry, sci-fi, and romance/erotica. 


I'm a former literary agent assistant and have over four years' experience working in the publishing industry. I hold an Honours B.A. from the University of Toronto in English Literature and History, and a graduate certificate in Publishing - Books, Magazine and Electronic from Centennial College. My career in publishing has included:


  • Editor - Scarborough Fair Magazine
  • Intern - The Rights Factory
  • Editor-in-Chief - Scarborough Fair Magazine
  • Senior Editor - Scarborough Fair Magazine
  • Book Reviewer - The Underground
  • VIP Trendsetter - Paper Lantern Literary
  • Food & Drinks Editor - On the Danforth
  • Sales, Marketing & Publicity Assistant - Thomas Allen & Son Ltd.
  • Editor & Contributor - The Bullet Daily Media Group Inc.
  • Assistant Agent - The Rights Factory

Editorial Skills

  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Writing


  • Blogs
  • Books, children's and young adult
  • Books, general
  • Books, self-published
  • Fiction
  • Newsletters


  • Canada
  • History
  • Literature
  • Politics
  • Technology