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Conscious Style Guide

Updated: Mar 16, 2023


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One tool that is helpful when considering inclusive, respectful language is the Conscious Style Guide: <https://consciousstyleguide.com/> It contains * Resources on many aspects of and guidelines for inclusive language and plain language * Articles * A newsletter that you can subscribe to. The Conscious Style Guide is used and recommended by many organizations, including the Associated Press, NASA, the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading, the Editorial Freelancers Association, Forbes, the American Association of University Women, Editors Canada, and the Society of Professional Journalists. See the bottom of the guide website's home page for logos of more organizations who recommend the guide. Karen Yin, who founded the Conscious Style Guide, was awarded the Robinson Prize by ACES: The Society for Editing in 2016: <https://aceseditors.org/news/2017/conscious-style-guide-founder-karen-yin-w ins-robinson-prize> Katharine O'Moore-Klopf, ELS, consulting medical editor (she/her/hers) KOK Edit: http://www.kokedit.com | editor@kokedit.com Copyeditors' Knowledge Base: http://www.kokedit.com/ckb.php https://www.linkedin.com/in/kokedit/ voice: 631-997-8191 USA * Replying to a digest message? Rewrite the TO address: copyediting-l@indiana.edu * Posting rules & information: http://www.copyediting-l.info * Job opportunity messages must be tagged "JOB-OP:" (Note the HYPHEN!) * Instructions for unsubscribing? See "Subscribe/Unsubscribe" tab at http://www.copyediting-l.info * Need help? Write to the list owner at copyediting-l-request@indiana.edu * CE-L store: http://www.cafepress.com/CopyeditingL

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