bootcamp

 

WHEN:                  9am to 4pm, Wednesday, April 6

WHERE:                CommunityWise Resource Centre, 223 12th Ave SW, Calgary, AB

WHO:

Frances Peck has been working with words for over two decades, whether writing them, editing them, or teaching people about them.  The author of Peck’s English Pointers and co-author of the popular HyperGrammar website, Frances teaches editing at Simon Fraser University and Douglas College. She is a partner with West Coast Editorial Associates and a long-time member of EAC

WHAT:

Seminar Description

Want to flex your grammar (and punctuation and usage) muscles? This intensive seminar will put you through the paces. It focuses on high-level errors, the ones that make it past editors and proofreaders and into print.

Seminar Content

  • Identify and fix easy-to-miss grammar, punctuation, and usage mistakes
  • Decide when (occasionally) to leave mistakes alone, depending on audience and genre
  • Apply the most up-to-date rules and editing practices
  • Explain your corrections to others

 

HOW MUCH:

 

  Students EAC Members CAFE/PWAC NonMembers
Early Bird

(by March 23

$100 $175 $195 $225
Regular

(after March 23

$110 $200 $225 $250

 

 

 

Click on this link to register at Editors Canada.

Save the Date: Grammar Boot Camp with Frances Peck

Editors Calgary (a twig of EAC) is happy to announce a professional development workshop featuring Frances Peck, who is bringing her Grammar Boot Camp to Calgary on Wednesday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Watch this space for further details about venue and pricing.

Frances Peck of West Coast Editorial Associates.

Frances Peck of West Coast Editorial Associates

Frances Peck has been working with words for over two decades, whether writing them, editing them, or teaching people about them. The author of Peck’s English Pointers (available through the Language Portal of Canada) and co-author of the popular HyperGrammar website and Peck’s English Pointers, an ebook available through the Language Portal of Canada, Frances teaches editing at Simon Fraser University and Douglas College. She is a partner with West Coast Editorial Associates and a long-time member of EAC.

About Grammar Boot Camp

Want to flex your grammar (and punctuation and usage) muscles? This intensive seminar will put you through the paces. Focusing on high-level errors—the ones that make it past the eyes of language professionals and into print—this session will help you identify and fix the most puzzling mistakes in grammar, punctuation, and usage.

Editors Calgary March Social

The holidays are behind us and we’re into a new year of editing in Calgary. The Calgary twig is holding an informal gathering, a chance to chat and to talk about our upcoming workshop.

 

When: Wednesday, March 2, from 4-6pm

Where: The common room of the CommunityWise Resource Centre (the old YMCA) at 223 12th Ave SW in the Beltline

CommunityWise Resource Centre
CommunityWise Resource Centre

The facilities include a kitchen for making tea and coffee and we’ll bring some cookies. If you’re thinking of stopping by, please drop us a line at eac.calgary@gmail.com.