Editor's Essentials

Become an editor extraordinaire

In two steps, you can become an editor extraordinaire: learn thoroughly and keep learning. Courses by Editor's Essentials are the perfect place to kick-start your editing career. What are you waiting for?


Why Learn with Editor's Essentials?

Earn a course completion certificate

Learn from an experienced editor

Get plenty of practice

Benefit from forum discussions

Track your progress with assessments

Experience a fun way to learn

About the trainer

Murugaraj Shanmugam started his editing career in 2004. He held various positions in the editorial department and was senior manager for the copyediting teams when he quit his full-time job. During the almost 15 years of his full-time career, he helped organizations set up copyediting teams for internationally reputable publishers.

His passion for editing and training – especially his constant quest for innovative ideas in training –  not only earned him a name in the workplace, but gave the confidence to take up copyediting training as his entrepreneurial venture.

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The tale continues…

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The Psychology of Editing

The Psychology of Editing

Not many would link editing and psychology. Of course, it is nearly impossible to evaluate the psychology of editors since the person sitting behind every keyboard or holding red pen can be very diverse. So, contrary to the general opinion, putting editors in a box labeled ‘nerd’ may be difficult.

Want to become an editor extraordinaire?

Becoming an editor extraordinaire is a simple two-pronged approach. Learn thoroughly and keep learning. Learn thoroughly with the courses by Editor’s Essentials and keep learning using our other resources. Take the first step now!

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