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Finding the Best Proofreader for Your Work

Now we come to the last part of this series. Proofreading.

Proofreading is important. It’s the basic checking if you spelled things correctly, is the comma is in the right place for the right reasons, and all of that jazz. 532 more words


Majoring in the Minors

You could be the best proofreader in your office. Or the firm’s database IT expert. Or the division’s paperwork perfectionist, confirmation call royalty or the most decorated… 227 more words


5 Secrets to Editing Your Work

At one time or another we all have to edit our work. Whether it’s a paper due tomorrow, business proposal, or manuscript. At some point and time we’ve had to make some changes. 365 more words




Homophones are words which have the same pronunciation but different meaning and usually, different spelling. For example, their/there; no/know. For this reason it is very easy to confuse them and use the wrong one. 407 more words


The Stages of Editing

Editing isn’t a single transaction where you hand over your manuscript to a professional and it comes back, a few weeks later, gleaming and perfectly polished.  905 more words


Self-Publishing - Laying Bricks Ep 3: Cutting The Excess

When applying Mortar, sometimes it’s just too much and you need to cut the excess. When you get your script back, you’ll need to decide what to keep and what to ignore. 1,158 more words


How to make numbers plural

If you’ve ever written about the history of a brand, product, or technology, you’ve probably had to figure out how to make a number plural. Although it may seem pretty simple to figure out how to make words plural, numbers may leave you feeling a little bit stumped. 646 more words