Academic editing is about more than commas and citations. It’s about helping authors create powerful scholarship that shapes a better world—and we built a course to let you do just that.

Introduction to Professional Academic Editing is a self-paced course for those who want to learn the concrete skills, professional networks, and scholarly training to build an […]

Want to learn more about using inclusive language in the texts you edit? I’m offering a webinar through the Editorial Freelancers Association on October 22, 2015. Here are the details:

October 22, 2015, 4-5 pm ET Editors are an author’s first line of defense against political gaffes, insensitive language, and inadvertently exclusive language. […]

I spoke this morning at the Editing Goes Global conference, organized by the Editors’ Association of Canada and the Professional Writers Association of Canada. We had a big, full, lively room and a great crowd– thanks to everyone who came! It was so big that I ran out of handouts, so I’m posting a PDF […]

We have a thriving community of publishing professionals–let’s connect!

The Editorial Freelancers Association does not have a local chapter in the Philadelphia area, but that’s about to change. This is an open call to freelance editors, writers, translators, indexers, proofreaders, researchers, graphic designers, and other editorial professionals to join us for happy hour drinks and […]

 

I used to have chronic back pain.  I worked long hours for a small business, and the chairs were cheap secondhand affairs, plastic with a little stained fabric padding.  I was usually sitting on pins and needles by two in the afternoon.  I went home every day and eased myself into bed, my muscles […]

If you’ve lost a loved one to the violence of war, Memorial Day isn’t about picnics; it’s a day of deep sadness and loss.  And the people who profit from war are never the same people who fight and die– whether soldiers or civilians.  That basic inequality has been the driving force behind a strong […]