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Why I'm Tired Of Teaching: A Rant

I realized a while back that I’ve been teaching for over 20 years. That’s if you count undergraduate teaching, sure, and graduate teaching, but it’s all teaching, and it counts. 617 more words

Life N Shit

Hello, Fellow Writers, Bloggers, and Grammarians!

Thanks for all of your follows and support–I didn’t even think this would get any followers, as I mainly use this blog as a kind of digital business card. 114 more words

SfEP conference: Lancaster 2018

This year the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) held its 29th annual conference. It’s a chance for editing types to socialise, network, learn new things and brush up on their existing skills. 1,551 more words


The difference between copyediting and proofreading

You’ve probably heard the terms copyediting and proofreading bandied about, but have you ever wondered what the difference is?

While a copyeditor and proofreader can often be the same person, the work is different and requires a different set of skills. 280 more words


A Different Kind of Freelance Gig

Most people think of freelance work as writing, or sometimes editing or proofreading. Those were the kind of gigs I myself had – editing magazines and video scripts, writing nonfiction articles and children’s stories, proofreading master’s or doctoral theses. 649 more words


20 Tips to Proofread Like A Professional

Proofreading. Some writers love it, some writers despise it. But whatever your feelings, proofreading is your final task when preparing to share your words with the world. 1,620 more words


What Your Editing Checklist Needs: A Functional List In 6 Steps

Go through the steps – circle the fixes as you go. I do 6 rounds of edits for every novel, each of these steps are for you and your novel’s benefit. 802 more words