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July 22, 2021 Resources

Mind (be careful with) your idioms

When using these peculiar expressions, consider your audience.


July 13, 2021 Resources

Post-rejection editing

Post-rejection editors can help authors navigate the review process by locating in reviewer commentary the wizard behind the curtain.


July 6, 2021 Resources

How to succeed as a freelance copyeditor without having the faintest idea what you’re doing

In all seriousness, there are as many legitimate paths to a good grounding in the fundamentals.


June 29, 2021 Resources

The characteristics of effective, eye-catching headlines

What every article needs to get the click.


June 22, 2021 Resources

3 reasons to fall in love with TikTok

Here are three reasons for writers and editors to fall in love with TikTok.


June 15, 2021 Resources

Conscious language: A to z of terms to consider

Conscious language needs to be taken into account across a wide variety of areas, from gender to age, to sexual orientation and socioeconomic status.


June 10, 2021 Resources

Branding together

Following messaging guidelines precisely is a crucial part of an editor’s job.


June 8, 2021 Resources

Is your punctuation too varied?

How do you know when you’re over diversifying punctuation? There are no hard and fast rules.


June 3, 2021 Resources

AP Stylebook: Write Right

Unsure about your word choices? The AP Stylebook is here to show you the way . . . and the weigh . . . and the whey.


June 1, 2021 Resources

Global English?

Global English is a family of varieties, mostly mutually comprehensible but loaded with traps and surprises.