Resources for writing and editing




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Editors’ Association of Canada:


Editors’ Forum:


Quill & Quire – Canadian magazine of book news, reviews:


Canadian Authors Association – “writers helping writers:”


Periodical Writers Association of Canada (Toronto chapter):


Professional Writers Association of Canada: www.

American Medical Writers Association (Canada chapter):


The Burry Man Writers’ Centre:


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Writers’ Organizations:




Freelance Success - The ultimate resource for established, professional non-fiction writers:


Professional Associations for Writers:


Freelancers – directories and editorial services: Servic/freelance_directories servic.html


Freelance Mailing List:


EServer TC Library – editing:


Information for Freelance Writers:


Writers’ Resources Organizations Canada:


Writers’, Editors’ and Publishers’ Organizations:


Freelance Writers Marketplace:


Directory of Editors:


Resource page:


Writer's voice: how I work a trade niche:




Editing and proofreading strategies:


The editing process:


The editing and rewriting process:


Research tools for journalists


American Copy Editors Society - Organization for copy editors to provide solutions to copy desk problems, through training, problem-solving and an awareness of common issues.

Board of Editors in the Life Sciences - Founded to evaluate the proficiency of manuscript editors in the life sciences, and award credentials similar to those obtainable in other professions.

Council of Science Editors - Organization to foster networking, education, discussion, and exchange, and be a resource on issues in communication of scientific information.

Editorial Freelancers Association - Organization of self-employed workers in the publishing and communications industries.

World Association of Medical Editors - International association of editors who seek to foster international cooperation among editors of peer-reviewed medical journals.

Writers-Editors Network - Organization providing information and services to serious, independent writers and book authors.

School of Library, Archival & Information Studies, UBC:



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Job Hunt:


Editors’ Association of Canada:


Writers’, Editors’ and Publishers’ Organizations:


Periodical Writers Association of Canada:


Editors’ Forum ;

Editing organizations:


Quill & Quire:


Canadian Authors Association:


Freelance Mailing List:


Writers’ Organizations – out of town:



Canada Chapter of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA):


Writers Resources Organizations Canada:


Information for Freelance Writers:


The Burry Man’s Writers’ Centre – freelance, non-fiction:


EEI Communications (Editorial Eye) (Virginia):


Editorial Freelancers Association (non-profit, USA):


The Business of Freelancing:


Writing and editing resources:


Writers’ Digest:



There are many places to advertise on the Internet – link your website with other editing and writing sites.


CAFÉ – Calgary Association of Freelance Editors:


PEAVI – Professional Editors Association of Vancouver Island:



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Freelancers – editorial


Shop in Calgary ($360/year basic ad.)


Local magazines in your field of interest

The Yellow Pages (under Writers/Editors)




APA (American Psychological Association)

ASQ (American Society for Quality)

Canadian Press Style Guide

Chicago Manual of Style…pdf/ICstyleguide.pdf

Harvard and Vancouver

MLA (Modern Language Association)


General help, several editing styles:


University of Alberta

  1. Major Types of Electronic Sources
  2. Citation Components and Examples
  3. Citation Examples Based on APA Style
  4. Citation Examples Based on Chicago Style
  5. Sample References for Biomedical Journals
  6. Style Guides on the Internet
  7. Style Guides in Print in the University of Alberta Libraries

Humanities, Social Sciences, History and Sciences: resources, documentation and sample essays: Diana Hacker has written many excellent editing books.

A Research Guide for Students:

MLA essay



There are dozens of these websites. (University of Victoria, BC) (University of Otago, NZ) (University of Guelph)


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