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February 5, 2019 Resources

Spotting the Red Flags to Fact-Check

If something seems too good to be true, it probably is.


January 17, 2019 Resources

Developmental Editing: Recommended Reading

​Common advice for writers is to read. The same advice should be given to developmental editors.


January 14, 2019 Resources

Tips for Using Patient-Friendly Language

When you’re editing medical content, keep patients in mind


January 8, 2019 Resources

Freelance editing 101

Want to be a freelance editor? Here are 9 tips to get you started off of the right foot.


January 3, 2019 Resources

Editing for equality

There are a variety of cultural sensitivity issues to consider while editing. Gendered terms are a key part of the mix.


January 3, 2019 Resources

Five tips for building an in-house style guide

Learning a new style -- and suggesting how to improve it -- requires walking a fine line.


December 26, 2018 Resources

Making Word work for you

Although most editors work with Word, not all of us have been taught the tricks we need to work with it efficiently.


December 20, 2018 Resources

My favorite reference for food editing

This corporate proofreader relies on "The Deluxe Food Lover’s Companion" for all things food.


December 12, 2018 Resources

Nine style tips for Christmas

Just for you: an editorial style sheet full of jolly jargon and tinselly terms


December 10, 2018 Resources

Wanted: Editors with heart

Editors and writers need each other. The quality of that relationship is determined, in large part, by the editors.