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FAQ Item Citation, Documentation of Sources Q. If a book is not published yet but is under contract ...

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FAQ Item Commas Q. HELP! I’m arguing with a contract lawyer over this sentence: “The vendor may use...

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quarter hours are usually spelled out in text.” I’m an editor on contract with one of the larger self...

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FAQ Item None of the Above Q. I have a moral dilemma. I’m a contract editor for a consulting...

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FAQ Item Punctuation Q. What’s the proper orientation of the apostrophe when using a contraction ...

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at our university press is to omit the period after contractions such as Dr or Mrs and omit periods...

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should be used? A. There’s no rule against contractions in the real world, but your version of Word.... Published content varies in its tone, and therefore in its tolerance of contractions. If your...writer naturally uses contractions, wiping them out will change his tone of voice, so you should talk to...

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order to avoid being pressed to provide a videoconference in fulfillment of our contract? Thank you.... A. It’s always smart to be clear in a contract. Why not say “telephone conference”?...

For Freelancer Editors How to Set Fees - CMOS Shop Talk
contractors that regulate time limitations of a contract (after which the contractor must be hired...as a full-time employee or the contract must be terminated) and terms of payment (that often include...payroll after the time limit on my contract ran out, but I still work primarily from home and do not...

Section 7.85 in the Spotlight - CMOS Shop Talk
-million contract. Solved: Her contract is worth $4–$5 million. Solved: She has a $4-to-$5-million... contract. Numbers and abbreviations In Chicago style, numerals + abbreviations have no need of hyphens...

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