This post is inspired by my silly poster about proofreading. It’s very easy to skip the proofreading stage of a document’s development. You get to the end of the absolute hell hole of writing what it is that you need
Here are some proofreading tips to reduce the likelihood of mistakes in your writing. You know what? Hiring a proofreader is the absolute best answer to the problem of errors in our words BUT it’s not always achievable so I’ve
I work as an editor and proofreader and a university educator but I really love High School English Tutoring. I get so much out of helping 13-17 year olds with, to use their words, “stupid English assignments”. I’ve
mojo :: noun informal 1 get your mojo working: magic, voodoo, hoodoo, wizardry, sorcery; charm, lucky charm, amulet, talisman, churinga. 2 she’s lost her mojo: energy, vitality, spirit, zest, verve; power, dynamism, drive; fire, passion, ardor, zeal; zip, zing, pep, pizzazz, punch, bounce, oomph, moxie, go, get-up-and-go, vim and vigor, feistiness. I struggle to find the space to read. That’s a strange thing for an editor and proofreader to say, you might think. Well, it’s true. I
What’s more important – saying something perfectly, or not saying anything at all? Recently I wrote a blog post for one of my work colleagues and she also happens to be my yoga teacher. I wrote about my experience and
Read Part I of my interesting development as a professional writer, editor and proofreader here. Just to recap, I almost failed English at high school and yep, now I’m an editor and proofreader by trade. Life is funny! I had a
*** Don’t worry I will continue my story of coming to be an editor soon*** This time though, I wanted to talk about writing first drafts. Not only first drafts for writers but also first drafts for copywriters and non-writers, too.
I wasn’t sure where to start for my first Monk script post, but after some thought I settled on sharing some of the back story of how I have come to be a professional editor and proofreader. Some of this