Would you write 56-years-old, or 56 years old? There’s more than one answer, so let’s investigate why so many writers disagree.
Would you write 56-years-old, or 56 years old? Hyphenation can be confusing for editors, especially when certain style guides disagree.
Some industries use jargon that can confuse wide audiences. For instance, many PR agencies use the words “creative” and “digital” as nouns.
With many style guides out there, it can be hard for an editor to keep track of the rules on writing out simple items like numbers and dates.
Having your edits reviewed can be a teeth-grinding process. It’s best to remove your emotions and remain as objective as possible.
McDonald’s knows the value of add-on items. Editors can use the same technique to grow their businesses with upselling and cross-selling to current clients.
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.
Mnemonic devices are useful when learning difficult-to-memorize information, however, beware that some mnemonics will do more harm than good.
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.
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.