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What Exactly Does a Tech Editor Do?

Lots of new designers may be unfamiliar with what a tech editor is, or how it can be indispensable to the success of their patterns.  And simply, a knitting tech editor is the person who goes through your pattern with a fine tooth comb, checking every word, every number, every line, to be sure they are error-free, clearly stated, and include all the necessary information that the knitter will need. 428 more words

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Three editorial business-development ebooks by Louise Harnby

ITEM: Three editorial business-development ebooks by Louise Harnby.

DETAILS: Louise will send you two PDFs: ​Omnibus: Editorial Business Planning & Marketing Plus (featuring Marketing Your Editing & Proofreading Business and Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers) and Content Marketing Primer for Editors & Proofreaders. 17 more words

Editorial Critiques And Mentoring

I hate to be a tattletale...

… but the editors at Yahoo! Sports broke up a perfectly good word:

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The Self Publishing Cycle

Self-publishing is the fastest growing segment of the publishing industry; authors find it attractive for many reasons. Unlike using traditional publishing companies, self-publishing allows the author to be in control of the entire creative and selling process. 533 more words

Summer Thesis Proofreading

Nice thesis weather out there! :/ June/July can be pretty hectic months for anyone in Ireland trying to submit their thesis. Are you finding it hard to juggle work, college, and family life? 79 more words

A good time to stop

Yahoo! News makes a good case for stopping a search:

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Why Proofreading Matters

As an avid writer and self-proclaimed grammar nerd, I’m admittedly critical of others’ writing. Even the smallest errors jump out at me and interrupt my reading, if only for a second. 347 more words

Grammar