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Looking for Proofreaders

The title says it all. If anyone would like to proofread the book and give me some impressions, let me know! There will be some kind of incentives… Possibly a wall-poster of the cover art if I ever find an artist! 261 more words

Novel Update

Interview Special: The Life And Times Of A Proofreader...with Julia Gibbs

Julia Gibbs is a respected and well known proofreader in the Indie book community so I was delighted when she agreed to pop in to A Woman’s Wisdom and tell us a bit about herself. 1,113 more words

Interview Special

wendyogilvie reblogged this on wendyogilvie and commented:

Great interview with proofreader Julia Gibbs. I think I need her for my next book.

“Why What You Type Matters” (or “Get an Editor—and Quickly”)

I was going to title this post “Why What You Write Matters,” but then I remembered that almost no one actually writes anything of substance anymore—not with pen and paper anyway. 1,136 more words

An hour ago, the idea of watching a film before going to bed sounded like a good idea. It’s a few minutes past 1 am and I should probably watch a film tomorrow instead. 26 more words

Notes

Back to Work!

While I didn’t mention it here earlier, I was busy the last two months doing freelance work for a couple clients (for which I’m extremely grateful!). 84 more words

Patrick Rutigliano

Three Simple Ways to Improve Your Word Choice

Every word matters.

This truth was clearer than ever last week, when I was terrified on a flight to Houston.

You see, I’m no frequent flyer. 573 more words

Editing

With Thanks to Weird Al, This is Why You Need Me

This Weird Al video is hilarious, but please know that I do not endorse his insults towards those who make writing mistakes. I am not the grammar police, even when you hire me. 32 more words

Copy Editing