Use these resources to help you learn more about technical editing or brush up on your grammar/punctuation skills.

Websites of Technical Editors/Tech Editing Services

KOK Edit: Katharine O’Moore-Klopf
The Editor’s Mark: Jill Hughes
The Technical Editors’ Eyrie
Kai’s Tech Writing Blog

Blogs, Listservs, Organizations, Magazines

Society for Technical Communication
Professional Communication Society
Association of Teachers of Technical Writing
Technical Writer’s List
Copyeditor’s List
Technical Editing SIG
TechWhirl (online magazine for today’s tech writer)

Resources for Technical Editors and Writers

Internet Resources (arranged by chapter, Technical Editing 3rd edition)
Resources for Getting Started as a Freelance Editor
Writers and Editors
Occupational Handbook’s Description of Technical Writers
Occupational Handbook’s Description of Editors

Helpful Articles and Links

Working with a Technical Editor
7 Best Pinterest Boards on TechComm
follow #techcomm on Twitter
Magical Words (writing advice)
The Editor’s POV (freelance editors of fiction and creative nonfiction)

Grammar Help

Grammar Girl
Handouts from Winthrop’s Writing Center
“Editing, Revising, and Proofreading” from TAMU’s Writing Center
Purdue OWL’s General Writing Resources

Tools for Electronic Editing

Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, and FrameMaker:
Araxis Merge 2000:
ComponentSoftware CS_HTMLdiff:
Diff Doc:
Microsoft Word:
Nitro PDF:
PDF Suite:
Quark Xpress with QuarkCopyDesk:
Workshare 4:

Help for Electronic Editing

Acrobat Tutorials
The Editorium Documentation Training, Tips, and Ideas

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