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

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Why Learn with Editor's Essentials?

Earn a course completion certificate

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Get plenty of practice

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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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Mr Venn, will you help us learn some English?

All right, now I got your question – rather, questions. Who's Mr Venn? Why would he come to teach English? What is he teaching now? Before you inundate me with all those questions, let me tell you about him. John Venn, FRS, FSA (4 August 1834 – 4 April 1923) was an...

Endashes reach out to hyphens…

I confess – I learnt endashes and emdashes only after I became a copy editor. In my previous post, "I have wondered what difference will it make when a reader sees an en dash." For very long, I doubted if there is any reader – OK, when I say any, I meant any reader...

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I have wondered what difference will it make when a reader sees an en dash. Will he think that it was some wrongly elongated hyphen, or will she make some educated guess? When I began as a copy editor, I hardly imagined that hyphens and en dashes are making the lives...

Try this exercise on “however” and “though”

One of my blog posts that bring in several new visitors is "however vs. though". So I thought I should share some example sentences with you all. You may try to find out whether the sentences are correct and punctuate accordingly. More precisely, use "however", not...

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This post is an outcome of asking so many whys. I never fancied that I’ll start writing on the evolution of English, let alone the history of England. However, the differences between the American and British English piqued my interest and I started doing a little...

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