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A Progressive Prescription: Epicene Pronouns and Style
Averting Burnout Constructively and Decisively
Beyond Editing: First and Last Steps When Working with Self-Publishers
Bookmaking for Beginners: Getting Your Self-Publishing Client to a Finished Product
Copy Editing and Corpus Linguistics
Copyediting Fiction for Traditional Publishers Slides Handout
Copy Editing Medical Content: Do No Harm
Don’t get fooled: How to spot bad information and fake news
Editing Across Borders Slides 1 Slides 2 (Supporting material for slide 2)
Editors and Accessible Content: Captions, Alternate Text, and Accessibility Style Guides Slides 1 Sildes 2
Freelancing 101: Launching Your Editing Business Handout Slides
Freelance Editing: The Top 10 Things I Wish I’d Known
Get in Front of the Line: Editing for Agencies
Getting Down to Business: Copy Editing for Corporate and Financial News Slides Handout
Government Contract Editing — Guidelines to Make It Work
Headlines and Titles (from the lightning round)
How to Diagram Sentences — and Why
How to Get Your Dream Job on the Web slides; How to Get Your Dream Job on the Web Handout
Is This Racist? How Editors Can Identify Hidden Bias in Language
Libel: Why Attribution Matters Handout 1 Handout 2
Mastermind Group: A Copyeditor’s Key to Career Growth
Our Changing Language: When Does Wrong Become Right?
Persuasive Pricing: A Strategic Approach to Your Freelance Rates (Additional handout)
Quick Fixes You May Have Forgotten About
Save Time and Your Sanity: Increase your Efficiency with Microsoft Word Handout 1 Handout 2
Streamline Your Business with Systems Slides Handout
The Value of Narrative in Corporate Communications
Using Social Media to Earn Trust
Writing to Requirements: Helping Authors Tell Their Stories