Editors BC Study Group: Structural Editing facilitated by Robyn So

Editors BC Study Group: Structural Editing facilitated by Robyn So

When: 7:30 to 9:00 pm on the following Thursdays:

July 20

August 3, 17, 31

September 14, 28

October 12, 26

November 9, 16

Online via Zoom

Optional donation:

Are you thinking about writing the Editors Canada structural editing certification exam in November? Whether you’re committed or undecided, join editing colleagues from across the province to work through the Editors Canada study materials in a confidential and supportive environment. 

The Editors BC Study Group will meet on Zoom to discuss the exercises, share knowledge and skills, provide accountability, and foster confidence to write the certification exam.

Robyn So will facilitate the structural editing study group. Note that the study group is not a course and the facilitator will not teach these skills. It’s expected that participants have advanced knowledge of and extensive experience with the subject matter and can mentor one another as they work through the study materials. Editors BC cannot guarantee that participants will pass the exam.

You are welcome to join the study group if:

  • You are an Editors Canada member.
  • You are planning to write the Editors Canada structural editing exam in November, or you are interested in working through Meeting Professional Editorial Standards for structural editing to assess whether you are ready to write the exam.
  • You have extensive experience with structural editing or proofreading.
  • You can commit to participating in all sessions.
  • You can commit to doing the exercises and readings according to the schedule.
  • You are comfortable using Zoom and Google Drive, or you are willing to learn to use these platforms.

To participate, you will need the following:

Robyn So is a Certified Structural Editor and Certified Stylistic Editor with a freelance business, So Professional Editorial Services. She edits non-fiction, fiction, and academic books for a variety of publishers.

Registration closes Tuesday, July 18. Please email if you are interested in joining the study group after the July 20 start date.


Registration is now closed.


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