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Land Guns Caste Woman: The Memoir of a Lapsed Revolutionary by Gita Ramaswamy
Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers by Mimi Zeiger
The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker
Flood and Fury: Ecological Devastation in the Western Ghats by Viju B.
Wanderers, Kings, and Merchants: The Story of India Through Its Languages by Peggy Mohan


The Copyeditor's Handbook by Amy Einsohn
Harper Dictionary of Contemporary Usage by William and Mary Morris
Practical Guide to Writing by Barnett and Stubbs
Writing as a Visual Art by Graziella Tonfoni
Clear Technical Writing by John A. Brogan

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I'm Santhosh Matthew Paul, an academic copyeditor who has been working with authors, professors, research organizations, and publishing services companies since 2004.

I'm an electronics engineer and worked for many years in information technology. Also, I've been a recreational reader and book lover all my life. This background has served me well in my copyediting work, equipping me with an instinct for language that communicates effectively, knowledge of the vocabulary and conventions of science, and the information technology skills an electronic editor needs to work smart.

If you have text that you plan to publish, then you need a copyeditor, the last person who will read your text before the world does. Browse these pages to learn about the world of the academic copyeditor. It's hardly the most exciting profession in the world, but neither is it the most staid; it does have its moments, especially for those with a certain bent of mind.

Check out my blog, where I post about learnings from my work and the books I read for pleasure and instruction. If you have more than a passing interest in language, then I think you will find the content of more than academic interest.

Thank you for the visit.


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The Case of the Sticky Background
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Journal Title Abbreviations in Zotero and a ChatGPT Story
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