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Writing for science journals

Science editor Geoff Hart’s book, Writing for Science Journals: tips, tricks, and a learning plan, is available from his website. This book is very useful for both editors and writers. I really wish it had been available when my main

Posted in Books, Copyediting

KOK Edit Blog and related resources

Two resources from the fabulous Katharine O’Moore-Klopf: KOK Edit Blog http://editor-mom.blogspot.com/ Copyeditors’ Knowledge Base http://www.kokedit.com/ckb.php Katharine specialises in helping non-native speakers of English polish their articles for submission to US and UK medical journals. She happily shares her knowledge and

Posted in Careers, Copyediting

Copyediting: Example 1

This article is the first of a series of copyediting examples, taken from the OpenOffice.org (OOo) user guides. I won’t be looking at grammar, punctuation, and spelling (the topics most people associate with copyediting) but rather at other errors that

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