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Microsoft Word: Track Changes (screenshot)

Here’s a partial screenshot of how I leave notes and make changes on documents via Microsoft’s built-in Track Changes option (under the Review tab in Word).


What Is Proofreading?

Proofreading is an important part of producing and publishing content or any other piece of writing. At some point a business owner will need to publish or print some written content. 188 more words

Caroline Kidd

Do You Need a Book Editor?

It’s often said that “everyone has at least one good book in them”. Whether that’s a nail-biting crime thriller or a practical, step-by-step guide to cake decorating—most people have something of value to share with the world. 380 more words

Book Critique

What Type of Editing Do You Need?

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Book Critique

Reasons I provide a sign-off form

This post expands on something I wrote on the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) forum a while ago. It was in response to a fellow member’s query about how to get feedback from clients, and I’m sure anyone who works as a freelance or on a project-by-project basis will know how difficult this can be. 480 more words


Something Wicked This Way Comes

Dealing with the “wicked” problems.

Please read this insightful comment by “Proofreader” here.

I’ll reproduce an excerpt from that comment below, but first some definitions of what a “wicked problem” is and how it applies to White nationalism.   2,498 more words


10 mistakes made by learners of English | OxfordWords

Guest blogger Joanna Rubery looks at the different mistakes made by learners of English around the world – and gives tips for how to avoid the most common. 9 more words

✍Tips For English Manuscripts