A Proofreader’s Top Tips to Become an Ace Speller

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Here’s a fact: proofreaders are really good at spelling. But the interesting thing about spelling is that it’s not always a skill that comes naturally. In fact, few skills come entirely naturally, and that’s good news because it means that you can learn them. Famous artists like Leonardo da Vinci, or sportspeople like Serena Williams […]

Error-free Content – The Benefits of Professional Proofreading Services

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Professional proofreaders are trained and experienced in picking up details that most people don’t see until they are in the published version. Apart from checking and correcting grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formatting, professional proofreaders are very much like detectives as they hunt down inconsistencies and tiny details with patience, tenacity, and a critical eye.

Sensitivity Proofreading – Identifying Loaded Language

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A skilled proofreader goes the extra mile to work with a text mindfully, being constantly aware and alert to words, language, or a tone or voice that could trigger sensitivity, judgement, or be offensive. It is about identifying language that may be outdated or nuanced with controversial undertones that could be biased, unfair, and harmful.

Is There Anything Good About a Typo?

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Did you know that typos can make books valuable collector’s items? Of course, the more famous the author the more valuable the mistake. If you have any of the books we mention in this blog you could be sitting on a gold mine.

Sweating the Small Stuff as a Proofreader

Sweating the small stuff

The proofreader is last in line in the publishing process and that’s a pretty huge responsibility – everyone relies on the proofreader to ensure the text is error free.

Proofreading: The Ultimate Side Hustle

Proofreading: The ultimate side hustle

Pay off your loans, save for a holiday, or simply make it easier to pay the bills – the side hustle is an increasingly popular way to earn extra money while holding down a stable job.

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