A redaction of editors

A week from today I will be at the annual Editors Canada conference, presenting a workshop on macro-editing—looking at the big picture. A week from tomorrow I will be delivering the closing keynote address.

The real pleasure, though, will be the opportunity to see and talk with my fellow guardians of the lexicon. Several old friends will be there, I hope to encounter some of the people I met two years ago at the Editing Goes Global conference in Toronto, and there is the tantalizing expectation of meeting people previously unknown.

Editing is such a solitary and anonymous profession that there is...