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October 1, 2020 Resources

Introducing Inclusive Language

Editing proactively for inclusive language is a meaningful way we can expand the worldviews of writers and readers.

September 29, 2020 Resources

A Few Words for Presenters

Public speaking. Just putting those two words together can cause anxiety in the smartest, bravest people I know.

September 28, 2020 Resources

Understanding Image Rights

As protectors of intellectual property, editors know it is important to secure permission before using an image.

September 17, 2020 Resources

Becoming Aware of Insensitive Language — and Avoid Using It

A little digging can reveal the hostile origins of many common terms and phrases.

June 30, 2020 Resources

Words Have Power and Representation is Essential

What if not knowing this amazing literary world existed was keeping people from living their fullest lives?

April 9, 2020 Resources

Weathering a Crisis as a Freelance Editor

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting quarantines are affecting everyone, freelance editors included.

January 27, 2020 Conferences

How to sell your boss on sending you to ACES2020

You know you’ll come away refreshed and recharged, but how do you convince your boss that you need to attend an ACES conference?

April 26, 2019 Resources

A Farewell to Ibid: Editing Footnotes

It’s easy for editors to treat notes as an afterthought, but by approaching them with craft and care, they can be helpful, approachable, and useful.

April 19, 2019 Resources

Ten Signs of “Lifted” Text

Watch for these telltale signs that text has been copy–pasted

March 25, 2019 Resources

Breaking into freelance book copyediting

Breaking in as a freelance copyeditor is tough, even if you love reading and you pride yourself on your spelling skills.