Forum matters: Editorial judgement

This feature comes from the band of CIEP members who volunteer as forum moderators. You will only be able to access links to the posts if you’re a forum user and logged in. Find out how to register. Whether to start a post and how to reply to posts are the first decisions CIEP members […]

Forum matters: Using the CIEP forums with dignity and kindness

How do accessibility and good communications work in our members’ forums? Community director John Ingamells, also a forum moderator, gives us some ideas. The CIEP’s online forums are probably one of the main ways in which members communicate with each other. From seeking advice on a tricky editing problem or offering work to colleagues, to […]

Forum matters: Going green – how we can all play our part

This feature comes from the band of CIEP members who volunteer as forum moderators. You will only be able to access links to the posts if you’re a forum user and logged in. Find out how to register. In this article, one CIEP forum member looks at what our forums have taught us about being […]

Forum matters: Editorial terminology: Grammar, inclusivity and meaning

In this article one CIEP forum moderator looks at discussions of terminology in the CIEP forums: What is terminology? Grammar terminology Look it up! Hold on – what is copyediting? Being inclusive Niche knowledge Just ask! What is terminology? Terminology. Definitions. Vocabulary. Jargon. The meaning of things. The official definition is ‘the body of terms […]

Forum matters: The treasure in the CIEP forums and how to find it

There is precious metal in them thar forum messages, and sometimes you have to dig for it. So, before we highlight some of the gems, we’ll tell you how to use the unearthing tools. We cover: How to mine the forums Threads of pure gold Daily updates Occasional pupdates Invaluable advice for fiction editors How […]

Forum matters: Developing as a professional

This feature comes from the band of CIEP members who volunteer as forum moderators. You will only be able to access links to the posts if you’re a forum user and logged in. Find out how to register. In this article, one CIEP forum moderator looks at how we can improve our professional practice by: […]

Forum matters: Spring-cleaning refreshers

This feature comes from the band of CIEP members who volunteer as forum moderators. You will only be able to access links to posts if you’re a forum user and logged in. Find out how to register. Any mention of spring cleaning immediately brings to mind the opening to Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows: […]

Forum matters: Business tools to boost your business

This feature comes from the band of CIEP members who volunteer as forum moderators. You will only be able to access links to posts if you’re a forum user and logged in. Find out how to register. An Excel shortcut, how to set up multiple monitors, how to reflect domestic costs in a tax return, how […]