Copy editors review written works and make sure they are free from any errors or issues. They examine for spelling errors, structural issues, and punctuation mistakes, as well as inspect for accurate facts and data. They have to abide by the style guides put into place by each publication. Copy editors work directly with writers in order to ensure pieces are written in the best way that they can be. If a writer needs assistance with research or contacting sources, they sometimes reach out to copy editors as well. Whether they are working freelance or with a large corporation, they always have tasks to fill their time.
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