MagNet Toronto

Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Last week I was in Toronto attending “MagNet”: Magazines Canada’s annual conference. Magazines Canada is the national trade association representing the leading Canadian- owned, Canadian-content consumer, cultural, specialty, professional and business magazines in the country. www.magazinescanada.ca MagNet brings the entire industry together from across a diverse nation to refresh our visions, reconnect with friends and […]

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The Editorial Process

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | 0 comments

Before you hire an editor or send a manuscript out into the world, it’s important to have an understanding of the editorial process and the definitions of terms. Structural editing is assessing and shaping material to improve its organization and content. This is looking at the big picture, looking at consistency in the storyline and […]

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What do you want your writing to do?

Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2013 | 0 comments

What do you want your writing to do? Sentences, short or long, are the building blocks of prose. Sentences do more than carry information, they shape your text to a particular purpose. Sentences are alive, they have strategies, pace, and rhythm. Think about these three questions: 1. What do you want your writing to accomplish? […]

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Trust in Trust

Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 | 0 comments

“This moment, trust. That which your will intends will be your reality. This moment, trust … your truth will be your actuality. This moment, trust … in your entire possibility. This moment, trust in trust.” Dhyan Vimal, Founder, Friends to Mankind, www.friendstomankind.org The dictionary defines trust as a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of […]

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Vision

Posted on Friday, February 1, 2013 | 0 comments

This month I’d like to write about vision as it’s a subject that’s been on my mind lately. Do you have a vision for a better job, a better world? Do you have an insight into your possibility, your vision over you? I love this quote by Master Dhyan Vimal, “A vision of a better […]

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