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Academic editing with Dr. Kel Pero

Released Tuesday, 26th January 2021
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In this episode, I speak with Dr. Kel Pero, owner of KMP and Associates. Kel left academia to start her own business as an academic editor and copywriter. We discuss all sorts of topics relating to writing and editing, such as the importance of clarity, popular mistakes in writing, and how the command of language can play a big role in your success in the working world.

  • Introduction to Dr. Kel’s background (0:00:54)

  • Working independently vs working in academia (0:07:35)

  • Advice for academics who want to communicate their research (0:09:45)

  • “Alternative Academy” (0:15:35)

  • The importance of clarity (0:19:57)

  • How the editing process works (0:25:27)

  • Popular mistakes in writing (0:30:07)

  • Context, content, and the formal use of language (0:34:08)

  • Being skilled at writing in the corporate world (0:39:03)

  • Potential for work as a good writer (0:43:31)

  • The Oxford Comma: yay or nay? (0:49:11)

  • The acting business (0:50:46)

  • Dr. Kel’s recommendations for writers (0:56:25)



Visit KMP and Associates: https://www.kmpandassociates.com/
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