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Author editing

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An authors' editor is a language professional who works "with authors to make draft texts fit for purpose". [1]

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Academic writing

Academic writing is conducted in several sets of forms and genres, normally in an impersonal and dispassionate tone, targeted for a critical and informed audience, based on closely investigated knowledge, and intended to reinforce or challenge concepts or arguments.

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American Medical Writers Association

The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) is a professional association for medical communicators, with more than 4,000 members in the United States, Canada, and 30 other countries.

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Copy editing

Copy editing (also copyediting, sometimes abbreviated ce) is the process of reviewing and correcting written material to improve accuracy, readability, and fitness for its purpose, and to ensure that it is free of error, omission, inconsistency, and repetition.

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Council of Science Editors

The Council of Science Editors (CSE) is a United States-based nonprofit organization that supports editorial practice among scientific writers.

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Developmental editing

Developmental editing is a form of writing support that comes into play before or during the production of a publishable manuscript, especially in the area of non-fiction writing.

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Electronic submission

An electronic submission refers to a manuscript submitted by electronic means: that is, via e-mail or a web form on the Internet, or on an electronic medium such as a compact disc, a hard disk or a USB flash drive.

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A ghostwriter is hired to write literary or journalistic works, speeches, or other texts that are officially credited to another person as the author.

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Language professional

Language professionals are people who support authors in their quest to publish by helping produce documents of appropriate scope and quality (in any language).

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Maxwell Perkins

William Maxwell Evarts "Max" Perkins (20 September 1884 – 17 June 1947), was an American book editor, best remembered for discovering authors Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe.

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Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Mayo Clinic Proceedings is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by Elsevier and sponsored by the Mayo Clinic.

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Medical writing

A medical writer, working with doctors, scientists, and other subject matter experts, creates documents that effectively and clearly describe research results, product use, and other medical information.

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Peer review

Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).

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Technical writer

A technical writer is a professional information communicator whose task it is to transfer information (knowledge) between two or more parties, through any medium that best facilitates the transfer and comprehension of the information.

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Translation is the communication of the meaning of a source-language text by means of an equivalent target-language text.

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Voice over IP

Voice over Internet Protocol (also voice over IP, VoIP or IP telephony) is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Author_editing

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