Being your own copy editor isn’t really a great idea, but it’s become a necessity for many journalists.
It’s always been a good idea to be your first editor, but a fresh pair of eyes on your copy is a good thing. So, if you have to edit your own writing, how do you assure your eyes are fresh?
I presented some tips and tricks for this July 26 at the Ag Media Summit in St. Louis. Here’s the presentation (click to download).
I gave this presentation on behalf of the American Copy Editors Society, and want to thank the board members for some of the slides.