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from American Journalism Review

Making the Leap Into Freelance Copy Editing

Freelance copy editors offer advice on how to break into freelancing: Stay flexible, network like crazy and realize everyone needs a good copy editor.

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from BuzzFeed

33 Struggles Only Copy Editors Will Understand

Though you probably do most of your work electronically these days, old-fashioned proofreader’s marks will always have a special place in your heart. | 33 Struggles Only Copy Editors Will Understand

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Learn how to more effectively #write and #edit for #PR at our Writing Boot Camp…

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from Dream Home Based Work

5 Essential Proofreading Skills to Master in One Month

Proofreading is important. It can make your work seem either professional or sloppy. Being able to proofread your own work is essential to your success as a writer.

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I think #11 and #12 are oddly specific. I wonder what kind of editing the creator usually does.

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Copy editing symbols (for Style Guide training)

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from The Write Life

25 Editing Tips for Tightening Your Copy: Now a Printable Checklist

25 Editing Tips for Tightening Your Copy: Now in Checklist Form!

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from Quick and Dirty Tips

Grammar Girl's Editing Checklist

Print out the checklist and keep it on your desk as a handy reference to use when you're editing. (The link to the printable PDF is at the bottom of the post.) #GrammarGirl

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Four Types of Book Editing - Writers Write

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