If you’re writing for a client and are told to allow “that” to represent a person, breathe a sigh of relief: doing so doesn’t break any rules.
Language changes with use. Who’s capping “Black” and “White”? How can editors decide which style to follow? Read on to find out.
Workflows, and the software that drive them, are changing. Should editors work in something other than Word?
How can you do your best work if you’re worn out? Everyone needs rest, but Americans just don’t seem to get enough of it.
A major perk of freelancing is being able to choose your clients. When work becomes exhausting, the best choice can be to let a client go.
It’s tempting to think that hiring an editor means your manuscript will be completely free of errors. But no editing job is perfect.
Learn to use the apostrophe for possession in a variety of forms with this handy blog post.
As practitioners, copyeditors know why editing is important. But those who would hire us sometimes need convincing.
It’s not enough for copyeditors to know the rules of grammar; we must have editorial judgment on how and when to apply those rules. Editing instructors can give their students that judgment.
Cold-calling potential clients is not one of my favorite marketing activities. Yet it can be a way to win a new client or two.