I conducted an online session on using wild cards in MS Word. In this 2-hour-long session, I introduced the various wild card characters by actually using them in some editing-life situations. I am really glad and excited that the session was very well received, and here are some of the comments from the participants.
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Last week our first ever copyediting course was launched, specifically aimed at those who aspire to become a language editor in India. I am excited more about the features we have built into the course: thoughtfully designed modules, plenty of practice papers,...
There has been a lot of activity since the announcement about our first course, Essentials of Language Editing, was made. It is encouraging and exciting to see that a good number of editors and aspiring editors have shown interest in the sample lesson on subject–verb...
Watch and learn about style sheets and how they can make you an editor extraordinaire. Download a style sheet template that you can use for your editing work.
In a recent session on using custom dictionaries, one participant asked what dictionaries are available for MS Word’s spell-checking. Here are some suggestions.
What it takes to get a work published? The answer to this question has, sadly, never been straightforward. Editor’s Essentials organized Think Write 2019, an interactive one-day workshop providing authors, aspiring authors, and writers an opportunity to learn to distinguish themselves in a highly competitive market.
What if, as a freelance editor, you are thrown away? An unresponsive author, pending payment, lack of recognition, maybe all of them! What should you do?
Is “updation” even a word? Is the antonym for “postpone” “prepone”? Read on to find how Indian English has added some spice to the English language.
Slow and steady changes are not recognized but can result in a compromise in the core skills