5 Tips on Creating the Perfect Home Workspace

18 mins ago / by Yessica Klein
5 Tips on Creating the Perfect Home Workspace
As a freelance proofreader, chances are you work from home at least some of the time. However, this can pose a challenge. So, how can you create a home workspace that will improve your comfort and productivity while proofreading? Our top five tips are: 1. Select a Workspace Having a…
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Editing Tips: Does a Comma Indicate a Pause?

3 days ago / by Christina Derbyshire
Editing Tips: Does a Comma Indicate a Pause?
One of the first things most people learn about commas is that they indicate a pause. And most writers add a comma wherever they would also pause in speech. When proofreading, though, you need to be more discerning. So, when does a comma indicate a pause? And what else do…
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Proofreading Checklist: Student Essay

1 week ago / by Christina Derbyshire
Proofreading Checklist: Student Essay
Academic proofreading can be a great source of work for freelancers. But what should you look for when proofreading a student essay? In this essay proofreading checklist, we set out the issues that often affect essays, from basic typos to errors with citations and formatting. Mechanical Issues No matter the…
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5 Tips on Taking Breaks When Working from Home

1 week ago / by Christina Derbyshire
5 Tips on Taking Breaks When Working from Home
Concentration is vital in the world of proofreading and editing. And taking regular breaks is important if you want to be able to focus on a document for prolonged periods. But how do you get the most out of breaks when working from home? We suggest: Work breaks into your…
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