Without good team communication and coordination, a proofreading project can quickly become disorganized and confusing for everyone involved.
The easy camaraderie of the editor community can often lead us to forget our manners. Thankfully, there are easy ways to avoid this.
In some instances, misusing words can lead to unintentional, humorous results. Here’s how to easily identify these common mistakes.
Because copyediting is often a collaborative process, it’s important to set and maintain boundaries that promote a healthy work environment.
Sometimes, copyediting rules can be subjective. The common yet controversial use of the word “get” is no exception.
Now that your freelance editing business is ready to take off, it’s time to learn the ins and outs of securing your very first client.
Though not every editing job is put under contract, even low-risk projects would benefit from outlining the details with the client.
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Negotiating is important, even for copyeditors. Learn how to guide your author or supervisor to get the answer you desire from your queries.
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.