Fantasy fiction editor and lifelong learner: Meet Nicola Aquino

Nicola Aquino has a master’s degree in microbiology, but chose to be a stay-at-home-mum while her children were growing up. Nicola volunteered with La Leche League Canada, a national charity providing breastfeeding support, eventually spending nine years as a national administrator. That role included a lot of editing (newsletters, information sheets, handbooks). She is now is a fantasy fiction editor and the sole proprietor of Spit and Polish Editing.

Editing tools enthusiast: Meet editor Dr Hilary Cadman

Dr Hilary Cadman is a technical editor and trainer, currently living in New South Wales, Australia. She is an editing tools enthusiast, with a knack for teaching others how to use tools in their editorial work. We caught up with Hilary to find out what tools she uses, how she came to use these tools, and how these tools have impacted her editorial work.

From tourism to international education administration: Meet Shawna Luey

From tourism to international education administration: Meet Shawna Luey

Shawna Luey is an international education administrator at Niagara College. She developed and teaches two online courses for Queen’s Professional Studies: IETP 120: Learning with Adults in an Intercultural Setting and IETP 100: Program Evaluation for International Educators.

First editor to complete the Professional Editing Standards Certificate: Meet Sharon Joseph Paul

Sharon Joseph Paul is the first editor to complete the Professional Editing Standards Certificate. She is an editor at a research institute in Kuwait.
Sharon Joseph Paul is the first editor to complete the Professional Editing Standards Certificate through Queen’s Professional Studies. Sharon is an editor at a research institute in Kuwait. We interviewed Sharon to find out more about the kind of editing she does, what professional development experiences have helped her to improve her skills, and what she plans to do next.