Don’t Go It Alone: Professional Associations for Editors
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One of the first questions many people have when first getting into editing and/or proofreading is What professional association should I join? There are a lot of great organizations that have been formed specifically for editors, but each has its pros and cons. Below is a list of some of the more well-known associations. Disclaimer: […]

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Editing Certificates and Certifications Summary
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This infographic lists all 10 certifications and certificates I covered in my previous posts and breaks down all the major aspects of the programs. To see my previous posts on this topic, click on the links below: Part 1 | Part 2 Remember: It’s important to distinguish between certification and a certificate. Certification indicates proficiency; […]

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Editing Certificates and Certifications: Part 2
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This infographic lists five more options for editing certificates and certifications. Part 1 received a lot of attention and comments from editorial colleagues, so I’m excited to see the reaction to this post. I’m also working on a new infographic that will summarize all the information I’ve gathered. Remember: It’s important to distinguish between certification […]

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