Hiring a freelance editor is a great way to elevate your company’s writing, but it’s important to ask questions that will ensure that you find the perfect fit.
An investigation, sparked by a tweet, into what’s wrong with Strunk & White and some ideas for what you should read instead.
Some language experts hate the use of and/or, even though the term appears in millions of texts. When used correctly, and/or illustrates choices to readers.
This collection of live tweets from the 2023 Red Pencil Conference will inspire you to launch the freelance editing business you’ve been dreaming about.
Many editors believe that the phrase “reason why” is redundant. That’s true, but it’s also true that why means “for which,” resulting in “reason for which.” Let’s determine whether this phrase fits into your sentence.
Critical language experts often encourage editors to remove redundancies from written works. However, redundancies are not all bad, and there are times when repetition can help the author drive their message home.
Writers and editors commonly misunderstand what we use the apostrophe for and what possession is. And this misunderstanding dates back to the 18th century!
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.
Editors are naturally helpful people, but it’s important to not let this impact your business. Here are some important ways to act more like a business owner.
Zombie rules seem follow you around like the undead, though some are just stylistic choices. Here’s a breakdown on the outdated rules involving “curate” and “reveal.”