EditFish RSS http://www.mastheadonline.com/rss/blogs.php MastheadOnline Blogs RSS en-us Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:26:14 EDT Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:49:11 EST http://www.mastheadonline.com circulation@masthead.ca webmaster@northisland.ca What do you do, Allan Britnell? http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=1003 Jaclyn Law Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:45:58 EST Like many full-time freelancers, Allan Britnell combines steady gigs with shorter assignments. He’s the managing editor of Renovation Contractor, a bimonthly magazine for contractors and custom homebuilders. He also edits for ON Nature and the Smithsonian’s American Indian. As a writer, he contributes to Fresh Juice, Precedent, Connec Research Cheat Sheet: Tips From a Librarian http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=980 Jaclyn Law Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:09:09 EST   Thi Q&A: James McCarten on the new Canadian Press Stylebook http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=965 Jaclyn Law Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:09:10 EST   The 17th edi Insert clever display copy here: 8 nifty tricks for heds and deks http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=955 Jaclyn Law Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:08:53 EST Today I have a treat for you: tips on display writing from Kisha Ferguson, writer, editor and journalism teacher. I’ve been an admirer of Kisha’s since her Outpost Magazine days (she was the founder and editor), and I’m excited to share her advice on Editfish.  Reading list http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=950 Jaclyn Law Wed, 4 Sep 2013 11:08:54 EST   15 lessons from a year of freelancing http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=949 Jaclyn Law Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:46:04 EST I meet a lot of talented young writers who are eager to break into magazines, including many who want to be freelancers. I met today’s guest blogger, Vanessa Santilli, in the spring of 2012, just before she made the leap from a staff job. I invited her to share what she’s learned since going solo. What do you do, David Lee? http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=947 Jaclyn Law Fri, 9 Aug 2013 11:08:55 EST One of the best things about the magazine industry: the people who work in it. I’ve met so many smart, talented, creative types who are passionate about what they do. I’m featuring some of them in this blog, Q&A-style, starting with David Lee, associate photo editor at Hello! Canada. David and I go way back – we went to the same high school in Scarborough in the Words Around the Web http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=936 Jaclyn Law Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:08:55 EST   I’m back Q&A: Nicole Cohen, Part 2 http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=911 Jaclyn Law Fri, 17 May 2013 11:08:55 EST Welcome to the second half of my Q&A with journalist and academic Nicole Cohen. Part 1 is available here. Q&A: Nicole Cohen, Part 1 http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=909 Jaclyn Law Thu, 16 May 2013 11:08:53 EST I’ve long admired Nicole Cohen for co-founding Shameless magazine and for her research into the labour conditions of interns and freelancers. At the end of March, she gave a presentation about her academic work, including the results of her online survey about freelancing, conducted in 2010. I attended alon Freelancing advice from across the pond http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=902 Jaclyn Law Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:08:56 EST What do freelancers in the U.K. need to know about running their businesses? Pretty much the same things we Canadians do. Here are two helpful new e-books by British freelancers. Become a Freelance Writer: Your complete guide to the business of writing Reading list: Career advice, Mr. Magazine's new vids and more http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=890 Jaclyn Law Wed, 3 Apr 2013 11:08:56 EST In a videotaped interview for CBS, More Magazine’s editor-in-chief, Lesley Jane Seymour, offers career advice for aspiring editors: “If you’re young and you’re getting out of school, you must go digital, you must know how Q&A: Heidi Waechtler http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=874 Jaclyn Law Wed, 27 Feb 2013 11:48:20 EST Editor Heidi Waechtler Renegade books for Kindle http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=872 Jaclyn Law Tue, 26 Feb 2013 11:08:56 EST Just a quick note to let you know that two of my favourite freelancing books, The Renegade Writer and Insider tips: Editors' advice on surviving and thriving as a writer http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=866 Jaclyn Law Tue, 12 Feb 2013 11:41:48 EST   You