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    By Chelene Knight, managing editor at Room magazine, CEO of #LearnWritingEssentials, author of Dear Current Occupant The Mystery of the Slush Pile What is a slush pile? The definition changes…

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    By Jaclyn Law, Freelance Writer and Editor We know what you’re thinking: “A Hotsheet on spelling and grammar mistakes? Isn’t that what spell-checkers are for?” Yes, but spelling and grammar…

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    By Angela Sterritt, Journalist and Writer, CBC I often get asked, what makes an Indigenous story different? And I always say the say the same thing. Nothing. That might seem…

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    By Anicka Quin, Editorial Director, Western Living and Vancouver magazines So you’re running a regional magazine—that’s great! The good news is, publications that celebrate community and connect with their readership…

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    By Conan Tobias, Editor-in-Chief, Taddle Creek Introduction: The State of Fact Checking There are two types of fact checking: the kind that happens as a step in the editorial process…

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    By Chelene Knight, Managing Editor/Executive Director of Room magazine, and Festival Director of the Growing Room Literary Festival When thinking about diversifying your contributors, you must first think about what…

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    By Barbara Johnston, Editor & Partner, West Coast Editorial Associates The magazine business, like all forms of publishing, has undergone seismic shifts in the last decade with the flight of…

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    Story-driven business-focused content marketing is like all writing. Begin with an idea of interest to an audience. Understand why you’re writing in the first place. What need are you solving?…

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    Two new Hotsheets by charles c. smith have been released to the public. Both Hotsheets are about the importance of diversity in the magazine publishing industry, and tackle questions about appropriation, equity and openness.

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    It’s important to engage with diverse communities and understand their interests. charles c. smith’s Hotsheet discusses how magazine publishers can better include and write for a diverse audience. charles c….