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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.
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.
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.
Using Process to Change Your Freelancing Mindset
Growing your freelance editing business into an agency can be overwhelming. Luckily, making simple changes to your process can help.
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.
Asking for Work or Advice? Mind Your Manners
The easy camaraderie of the editor community can often lead us to forget our manners. Thankfully, there are easy ways to avoid this.
How to Spot Mrs. Malaprop
In some instances, misusing words can lead to unintentional, humorous results. Here’s how to easily identify these common mistakes.
Maintaining Editing Boundaries
Because copyediting is often a collaborative process, it’s important to set and maintain boundaries that promote a healthy work environment.
Getting Rid of Get?
Sometimes, copyediting rules can be subjective. The common yet controversial use of the word “get” is no exception.