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Workshop: Copy Editing

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Copy editors are more than just a human spell check. A good copy editor is a critical thinker with an eye for detail who can retain a writer’s voice—or know when a writer needs help defining their voice—while ensuring style, consistency, and proper grammar usage. Join writer and editor Conan Tobias for a copy editing boot camp that will sharpen your game by:

  • Detailing how copy editing relates to other parts of the copy flow
  • Looking at common mistakes and problem areas
  • Sharing tips for staying editing a piece when you don’t know where to start
  • Encouraging a group discussion on timely topics, such as ensuring accuracy and sensitivity when writing about gender   

Conan Tobias is the editor-in-chief and publisher of Taddle Creek, the executive director of the Doug Wright Awards for Canadian cartooning, and a freelance writer and editor. 

Organizer

Alberta Magazine Publishers Association

Venue

cSPACE King Edward
1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 6T7b 4th Floor, RGO Treehouse
Calgary, Alberta T2T 6T7bT2T 6T7b Canada
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