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Articles from 2021

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October 21, 2021 Resources

How to build a waiting list

Some editors have waiting lists full of projects. How do they get the deadlines to move? For some, they have “clients” who prefer them. Secondly, they ask.


October 20, 2021 Interview with an Editor

Interview with an editor: Leslie Monthan

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October 19, 2021 Resources

Want to be a medical developmental editor?

Here’s an overview of what you can expect on the job and the kinds of work available.


October 14, 2021 Resources

Only in Murrica: How to handle slangy, intentional misspellings

Misspellings are everywhere. The intentional misspellings are words in their own right and are part of the slang vocabulary.


October 13, 2021 Interview with an Editor

Interview with an editor: Alison Kranz

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October 12, 2021 Resources

Copyediting news in the age of COVID-19

Going from a busy copy room to roommates, a cat, and no one to bounce around ideas with has been challenging.


October 7, 2021 Resources

Copyediting basics: Dealing with citations

A challenging task of editing is dealing with citations. Precision and correctness are important but the work itself is often mechanical and tedious.


October 6, 2021 Interview with an Editor

Interview with an editor: Elizabeth Frazier

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September 30, 2021 Resources

Does this title need a comma too?

The adverb too, as common and as useful as it is, can also be a source of irritation for editors.


September 29, 2021 Interview with an Editor

Interview with an editor: Ashley Little

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