Aaron Gates (Senior Editor, Clearlink) has seven years of experience editing marketing copy, academic writing, fiction, and poetry. He’s supplemented his writing studies degree with an ACES certification in accurate, audience-focused editing, and he works with writers at Clearlink to help produce engaging content and trustworthy copy through conscious editing. He currently thrives in Seattle, where he’s found his destiny living in endless rain and hiding away in cute coffee shops. He also edits and manages a queer lit mag, peculiar.