What is an academic editor

What Is An Academic Editor?

An academic editor is, very simply, an editor who edits academic texts. These pieces of writing can range from theses and dissertations to journal articles and assignments from students. Editing for academic writing is not simple. There are a lot of issues that you need…

There are many copy editor jobs available

What Copy Editor Jobs Are Out There?

When you graduate from university, the first thing that you’re asked is: “So what are you going to do with your life?” If you’re anything like me – with a love of communication, the English langauge and an analytical mind – you will immediately be thinking…

What is proofreading?

In a previous post, I discussed what editing is ,specifically looking at how editing takes place in different scenarios. In this article I look at the meaning of the term “proofreading” and what the proofreading process entails.   Proofreading and editing are not the same…

My golden rule for facebook

My golden rule to Facebook

In one of my previous posts – My Secret Formula to Twitter Success – I recount an analogy that a presenter (at a conference I had attended) had made about Twitter. (He likened Twitter to a cocktail party where one shares snippets of information with…

What is editing?

The term ‘editing’ can be very misleading as many people understand a lot of different things by this.   For example, if you were to perform a Google search for ‘editing’, approximately 469 000 000 results would be returned in a matter of seconds. The first…