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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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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Editing Tips: What to Do with Variant Spellings

4 months ago / by Chrissy Derbyshire
Editing Tips: What to Do with Variant Spellings
If you want to pursue a career in proofreading, sooner or later you will encounter words that have variant spellings (i.e., words with more than one spelling). In this post, then, we’re going to look…
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Proofreading Tips: What Is Oxford Spelling?

7 months ago / by Yessica Klein
Proofreading Tips: What Is Oxford Spelling?
As a proofreader, you might come across the term Oxford spelling. But what does this mean? And how should you approach a document if your client specifies using it? In this post, we explain everything you need to know to proofread documents effectively. What Is Oxford Spelling? ‘Oxford spelling’…
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