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Book Review: “Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples”

It feels appropriate that my first post for the TEC [The Editing Company] blog is a review of a style guide. In the two months since I’ve started working at TEC, I’ve spent plenty of time looking through guides like the APA Publication Manual and the massive Chicago Manual of Read more…


Moving Forward: SFU’s Certificate in Indigenous Publishing

In 2012, the lack of Indigenous representation in publishing associations, on prize juries, and particularly on the lists of Canadian publishers was becoming glaringly obvious. There is a strong Indigenous literary presence in Canada that is expected to continue growing. Currently, most Indigenous works are being edited and published by Read more…


Important Reading for Working with Indigenous Stories

Several books have been published about working with Indigenous stories. This list of four recent books is only a starting point in your education. Greg Younging. Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples. 2018; Edmonton, AB: Brush Education Inc. Elements is quickly becoming a Read more…


Tech Talk: Editing Technology

Nobody’s perfect, but smart use of technology can get us pretty close. There are a number of resources out there that can make your editing life easier and reduce your error rate. Paid Products There are three main paid software packages specifically for editors. (I’m ignoring general-use software like Grammarly Read more…


Parlons technologie : outils de révision

La perfection n’existe pas, mais on peut la côtoyer de près grâce à une utilisation judicieuse des technologies. Il existe plusieurs ressources qui peuvent faciliter votre vie de réviseur(e) et réduire les risques d’erreur. Outils payants Il existe trois principaux logiciels payants conçus spécialement pour les réviseurs. (Je fais fi Read more…