In America, there is no code of ethics established for all editors to follow. Still, there are resources available that can help you create your own standards to abide by.
Articles Categorized Editor Training
Thinking about becoming an editor? Want to improve as an editor or move your career forward? Check out these articles!
No Egos Here: Working With Another Editor
Having your edits reviewed can be a teeth-grinding process. It’s best to remove your emotions and remain as objective as possible.
Editors Deserve Awards, Too
It feels great to be recognized for your hard work. Say thank you to a favorite editor by nominating them for one of these editing awards.
The Good and Bad of Mnemonic Devices
Mnemonic devices are useful when learning difficult-to-memorize information, however, beware that some mnemonics will do more harm than good.
5 Questions to Ask About a New Word
If you’re looking for new words to express new ideas or old ideas in new ways, here’s five questions you should ask before using a new word.
Copyeditors Can Make Web Copy Sing
Anyone can post copy onto a website, but it takes a skillful copyeditor to raise the standards and help make a web page stand out.
Crafting Usable Style Sheets
Style sheets are important tools for every copyeditor. Therefore, it’s content, organization, and format are key to the document fulfilling its purpose.
Learning to Love Passive Voice
Though some editors are against the use of passive voice, there are many instances where this language style can benefit the written work.
The Copyeditor’s Typographic Oath
Copyediting notoriously lacks industry regulation. So, we’ve developed a helpful set of ten best practices that all copyeditors can follow.
The Value of Communicating and Coordinating in Proofreading
Without good team communication and coordination, a proofreading project can quickly become disorganized and confusing for everyone involved.