The Clarity Editor

Working with an editor

Want to maximize your working relatoinship with your editor? Find tips on how to make the most of the experience.

Style sheets: What are they & why do you want to use them

Wondering what style sheets are? They're a simple tool that will ensure consistency across your document and help you communicate with your editor/proofreader ...
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Don’t let the marked-up text distract you

The amount of mark-up you get back from the editor doesn't signal how good or bad the writing is. But it can be disconcerting to see your work heavily marred ...
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What do you need? Copyediting vs. proofreading

What's the difference between copyediting and proofreading? You can make better decisions and get a more satisfactory outcome if you understand the differences before hiring an editor or proofreader to ...
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RESOURCE: How to use an editor to help avoid journal rejection

Here's a useful infographic by Editage Insights which summarizes their article on "Most common reasons for journal rejection." How can an editor help you avoid these problem issues? ...
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6 things to tell your editor before she starts

You want to equip your editor with all the information she needs to do the job. What points should you provide when handing over your manuscript? ...
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My approach to line & copy editing

Line and copyediting are where I feel I can be of most use to my clients. Here are what you can expect in working with me and the broad questions ...
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