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1st 2023 MD Meeting Scheduled–with Great Speaker!

February 8th @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST Free

EFA MD Starts New Year Off Right!

Long-time newspaper copyeditor offers insights

What does it take to be the editor of a frantic daily? What was it like 30 years ago….and what’s it like today? Is this still a viable job? If not, where else can you use learned skills?

Those are a few of the questions the first guest of 2023 will offer to the EFA Maryland chapter on Wednesday, February 8. That guest is John McIntyre, retired copyeditor of the Baltimore Sun, where he spent 34 of 40 years in the field, ultimately heading the copy desk.

Besides his Sun credentials, McIntyre taught copyediting at Loyola University for 25 years. Since retiring in 2021 he has been working as a freelance copy editor for the online Baltimore Banner. He maintains a blog, “You Don’t Say,” at blogspot.com and has published two short but trenchant books, “The Old Editor Says: Maxims for Writing and Editing,” and “Bad Advice: The Most Unreliable Counsel Available on Grammar, Usage, and Writing.”

So come and join us, and be ready to ask questions! ####

 

MEETING DATE/TIME:  Wednesday, February 8, 1-2 p.m. ET

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NOTE: Since this is a Zoom meeting, of course folks outside Maryland are welcome to join. (Let others know!)

Look forward to seeing more of you at our first 2023 meeting of the EFA Maryland chapter

 

Details

Date:
February 8
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST EST
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Chapter

Maryland