Suggested Editing Websites, Blogs, and Resources

 

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Here is a list of editing resources that I hope may be useful to others.

AP Stylebook Blog

http://apstylebook.blogspot.com/

(Search query handy for quick reference)

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

(Lots of resources, references to style guides, and more)

Writer’s Knowledge Base

http://hiveword.com/wkb/search?q=Editing

(“Editing” in the search box brought up over 6000 entries)

Writing Forward – Write On, Shine On

http://www.writingforward.com/writing-tips/tips-for-self-editing

(Great five-step process at the end)

The Creative Penn

http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2012/06/28/editing-matt-gartland/

(An editor’s suggestions and a discussion about pricing)

Grammar Girl and Quick and Dirty Tips.com

http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl

(Fun, easily digestible grammar tips – huge following)

Editing TLC

http://www.editingtlc.com/editing_tlc

(Recommendation for excellent copyeditor)

You Tube Videos

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=editing+writing&page=2

(A quick search brought up 133,000 videos; pick some in accordance with interests)

These suggestions are not meant to supplant professional editors, just help educate writers. There is always so much to learn.

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