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Ruth Wilson

Ruth Wilson

Ruth, a Certified Professional Editor (Hon.), works at all stages of publication: writing, rewriting, and editing at all levels. She delivers workshops for editors, writers, and communicators.

Ruth Wilson

Ruth Wilson

Ruth, a Certified Professional Editor (Hon.), began her career with Vancouver book publisher Self-Counsel Press, working her way up from editorial assistant to managing editor. After several years she took the…

New Year, New Learning

New year, new learning

As we say goodbye to the roller coaster of 2021 and welcome the new year, we also bid adieu to our affiliate partner, Frances Peck. Frances has hung up her…

Let’s Celebrate Plain Language

Let’s celebrate plain language

Plain language week—October 11–15—is approaching and it’s time to celebrate. In the past, festivities have included public demonstrations, conferences, and art and music exhibitions of plain language. Sadly, there is…

Toasting Frances Peck

Toasting Frances Peck

After more than 15 years as a partner in West Coast Editorial Associates, Frances Peck is “retiring” from the partnership. The quotation marks here have a double meaning: First, she…

What’s In A Name?

What’s in a name?

In the midst of a global pandemic and social distancing, many editors may have missed a significant change in name and branding of a 32-year-old editing organization. On March 1,…

New Year, New Partner

New year, new partner

As we start the new year and decade, we are delighted to announce that we have a new partner joining our team of editors, writers, and trainers. As of January…

Happy 60th, BCMJ!

Happy 60th, BCMJ!

Congratulations to the BC Medical Journal on 60 years as the flagship publication of Doctors of BC. For a good many of those years, the journal has been a favoured…

It’s Cool To Be Kind

It’s cool to be kind

One of the best editing tips of all time, and one I apply in every project, is to begin query letters and emails to writers with a compliment before launching…

Toasting 25 Years Of Partnership And Friendship

Toasting 25 years of partnership and friendship

Current and former partners of West Coast Editorial Associates gathered at a recent soirée to celebrate WCEA's 25-year anniversary. Toasts were made, glasses clinked, and laughter rang out all evening as…

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