Proofreading Tips: Numbers in AP Style

5 days ago / by Jude Marriott Haresign
Proofreading Tips: Numbers in AP Style
Created by journalists to help standardize public-facing writing in 1953, The AP Stylebook is still one of the most commonly used American English style guides around. As a proofreader, you’ll often need to check the formatting of numbers when working with a client who writes in AP…
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Proofreading Tips: What to Do With Comma Splices

4 weeks ago / by Bethan McGloin
Proofreading Tips: What to Do With Comma Splices
A good proofreader will know how to spot and correct common punctuation errors. One of the most common of these is the comma splice. But what exactly are comma splices, and how can you fix them? Read on to find out more. What Are Comma Splices? A comma splice is…
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5 Commonly Confused Words to Look Out for While Proofreading

2 months ago / by Yessica Klein
5 Commonly Confused Words to Look Out for While Proofreading
If you’re a proofreader, you’ll most likely find it easy to spot common spelling mistakes and typos. But some words might still catch you out from time to time. In this post, then, we’re looking at five commonly confused words that proofreaders should keep an eye out for. 1.…
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Dos and Don’ts for New Proofreaders

3 months ago / by Bethan McGloin
Dos and Don’ts for New Proofreaders
You’ve brushed up on your grammar, read the dictionary cover to cover, and you want to become a proofreader. Good start! But while good grammar and spelling is essential, sometimes it’s small mistakes that trip up new proofreaders. To help you avoid common mistakes, we’ve compiled our top five dos…
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