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Articles by Abbi Booth

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August 12, 2019

Writing a good headline isn’t as simple as it sounds

Many rules that exist around headlines are basically invisible to the readers.


August 5, 2019

Exit the Comfort Zone: When to Take On Edits in Unfamiliar Subject Areas

How do you know when it’s right to take on work in a subject area you’re just not comfortable with?


August 1, 2019

Developmental Editing: Starting Conversations

​A potential client reaches out to you. They say they have a fiction manuscript and need a developmental editor. What do you do?


July 11, 2019

4 Tips for Mastering the Art of Editing Different Brand Voices

As an editor, one of the greatest talents you can foster is editing for brand voice. 


July 1, 2019 ACES News

Clamp Down on Unhelping Verbs

Too often, writers will unnecessarily build up verb phrases, which is known as smothering verbs.


June 30, 2019 ACES News

5 Ways to Break the Vicious Circle of Newbies

You can’t get hired without experience but you can’t get experience without getting hired.


June 24, 2019

Context Menus — Productivity Boosters

​The context menu is a pop-up of options in any program that changes depending on what the mouse is pointing at when you open it.


June 20, 2019 ACES News

7 Steps to Marketing Yourself as a Freelance Editor

John Jantsch’s The Referral Engine: Teaching Your Business to Market Itself can help you shape your marketing strategy.


June 13, 2019

You Know More About SEO Than You Think You Do

Search engine optimization (SEO) is all about common sense.


June 12, 2019 ACES News

A Mouthful of Etymologies

Why are any of our teeth called what they’re called?