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Editing in British English

Editing in British English

A guide to the differences between American and British English English can be a strange and confusing language. Its spelling and grammar rules aren’t always intuitive, and the fact that there are different varieties of English—British, American, Canadian, and Australian—makes things that much more perplexing . . . or so it seems. Today, we’re going […]

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8 Signs You're an Editor

8 Signs You’re an Editor

It takes a very specific kind of person to be an editor. Many people who you may think would make great editors—like writers, teachers, or other people who work with language a lot—just don’t have the right combination of personality quirks required to succeed in this career. Being an editor is a tricky balance between […]

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6 Myths about Being an Editor

6 Myths about Being an Editor

Are you considering a glamorous career in editing? If you are thinking about becoming an editor, you’ve probably come across some pretty crazy misconceptions about what exactly editors do and what we’re like. You may have heard that editors are detailed-obsessed individuals who take great pleasure in knowing more than others do about grammar and […]

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What Do Copy Editing Jobs Entail?

What Do Copy Editing Jobs Entail?

Find out about the day-to-day tasks involved in copy editing jobs Not all copy editing jobs are the same. Different companies have different requirements of their staff. You may find yourself working as part of a team in which each person fulfills a section of the tasks that copy editors do. Copy editing jobs at […]

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Should I Try Freelance Editing

Should I Try Freelance Editing?

You don’t have to join the rat race—get into freelance editing Editing is a precise vocation that requires a particular mindset. Some people have a natural ability to edit the work of others but can’t fit into the regular nine-to-five structure of a typical desk job. If you have started a career in editing but […]

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