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Two-minute tip: check your spell check settings

If your document has uppercase headings, check they are not going to be overlooked by spell check (which happened to me this week … eek!). 68 more words

Writing Tips

Do you know what to expect?

When hiring an editor or proofreader?

The prices are all over the map, so to speak, but thanks to Dan Alatorre we now have a good idea what to expect. 202 more words


5 reasons why editing and proofreading are important job skills

Most people remember what they learn about reading and writing, but what people seem to forget so easily is the ability to proofread and edit… 346 more words

How I would have changed the following article

The 27 errors I found in the article, “Seven reasons why Michigan’s defense will be better in 2017,” by Gary Derbyshire, published Aug 3, 2017 on Maize n Brew, SB Nation, Vox Media. 


A Novelist's Commitment

I’m making what I hope will be my last proofreading of the manuscript for Curva Peligrosa. I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve made this journey through the novel, trying to track down any typos, spelling, or punctuation errors. 319 more words


The Importance of the Copy Edit | Linda W. Yezak

The importance of good editing cannot be understated. Our guest poster Linda Yezak is both an excellent author and an expert editor. She knows what she’s talking about. 13 more words

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Top 5 Tips to Edit Your Own Writing

So you have a big report due at the end of the day. You think you’ve done a great job writing it, but you want to be sure that it’s up to snuff for your company. 578 more words