Can the AIs pass the Chicago Style Workout? One comes close!
Editor Vs AI: NYT Copy Edit
Can AI match the skill of a NYT copy editor? See the results!
Attach Files to “Combine” PDFs
A handy hack to combining PDF and other files in the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Chunk Editing Tasks for Maximum Efficacy and Efficiency
By chunking the editorial tasks, we focus our attention and our decisions, resulting in maximum speed and efficacy.
Magic Eight-Ball, Is This a Proofread or a Copyedit?
When your magic eight-ball isn’t handy, follow these steps to figure out what is wanted when you’re asked to “look this over”: proofread, copyedit, line edit, or something more substantive.
Edit Faster! Triage for the Eight-minute Editor
Sometimes there just isn’t time (or budget, or even commitment) to fix everything. Here are the edits (in order) that will help them avoid embarrassment and move the piece in the direction of perfection even if it can’t go all the way.
The Art of the Author Memo
Summarize next steps for the manuscript and get the writer to do their part, with an author memo.
25 Project Red Flags
Learn to see the bad clients coming.
Measure Elements of a PDF
For quality control, there are times a designer or proofreader needs to measure elements of a PDF. You can do this with the measurement tool
Change the Look of Marks on a PDF
Of course there are 4 ways to change the properties of almost any mark you make on a PDF. Some methods are easier to access,