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3 Formatting Basics in Word: Spaces and Tab Indents, Setting Headings, and Adding Reference Notes

Feb 09, 2022 - Lesley-Anne Longo

Chances are, if you produce written documents on a daily basis—whether professional reports, personal projects, school-related work (such as dissertat...


Formatting A Stage Play in Microsoft Word

Feb 02, 2022 - Michael Bedford

Writing a good play is hard work but by learning a few tricks in Microsoft Word, playwrights can make the process of formatting scripts easier. Like b...


3 Things I Learned about the Art of Editing a Comic

Aug 11, 2021 - Jean Mathew

In this blog from the archives, our former editor Jean Mathew walks us through her experience of creating and editing her first comic book. The artwor...


Editing and Proofreading On-screen and Online Content: From Word to Adobe to Pastel!

Jul 21, 2021 - Samantha Rohrig

The first step in preparing a document for publication is the copyediting of the work. The majority of copyediting tasks today are carried out on-scre...


Web Citations: Headache Extraordinaire?

Oct 14, 2020 - Jonathan Adjemian

Citing sources from the internet is something most academic writers do all the time; papers can be written without consulting a single sheet of paper....


Super Women: Creative Heroines of the Comic Book Industry

May 16, 2018 - Michael Bedford

      The American comic book industry has historically been a male-dominated enterprise. The names of famous male artists, writers,...


3 Things I Learned about the Art of Editing a Comic

May 02, 2018 - Jean Mathew

Behind every delicious comic is a very sharp-eyed editor. Or at least I'd like to think so! I'm mostly a comic writer/illustrator, but over time I lea...


An Editor on Editing Editors

Feb 11, 2011 - Paul Eprile

As a recent addition to the TEC team, with responsibility for marketing and communications, one of my first tasks has been to update and “twea...


Editing Graphic Novels: A New Career Choice?

Jan 13, 2011 - Nina Hoeschele

As an editor, I’ve spent countless hours working with lines and lines of text—it’s hard to think of editing as anything else. But th...