A challenging task of editing is dealing with citations. Precision and correctness are important but the work itself is often mechanical and tedious.
The adverb too, as common and as useful as it is, can also be a source of irritation for editors.
No matter how a prospective client finds you it’s your responsibility to make sure you’re a good match.
A style sheet is a useful tool for writers and editors. It essentially outlines the formatting, layout, spellings, and preferences for a specific manuscript.
Andy Hollandbeck looks at five commonly confused words.
The Chicago Manual of Style moves into proofreading software for the first time, and PerfectIt will be its platform.
When a client pays a fixed price for a project, rather than an hourly rate, it’s important for freelance editors to use their time wisely.
The disciplines of writing and architectural design share an inherent bond.
An object that should not yet exist when a story takes place can stop readers in their tracks. Here’s what editors can do to catch these factual errors.
In his book, John Russial explains that the job of an editor goes beyond just finding typos and grammar mistakes.