5 Reasons Proofreading Is the Perfect Student Job

2 hours ago / by David Standen
5 Reasons Proofreading Is the Perfect Student Job
Proofreading is an ideal student job. Don’t believe us? We can give you five great reasons: Proofreading lets you earn while you study. Freelance work is flexible, so you can fit it round your schedule. You can improve your own writing skills by working as a proofreader. You’ll also develop…
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5 Tips for Starting a Career in Proofreading with No Experience

4 days ago / by David Standen
5 Tips for Starting a Career in Proofreading with No Experience
Thinking about a career as a freelance proofreader? Worried you don’t have the right training or background? If so, we have good news! You can start on your path to working as a proofreader with no experience whatsoever. All you need to do is: Research what a proofreader does and…
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Editing Tips: Stacks and Ladders Explained

2 weeks ago / by David Standen
Editing Tips: Stacks and Ladders Explained
Previously, we’ve looked at widows and orphans, which thankfully did not involve any husbands or parents dying. Today, we look at stacks and ladders, which will not involve any literal piling or climbing. What are these metaphorical stacks and ladders, then? And what do they have to do with proofreading?…
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5 Tips for Keeping Your Critical Distance While Proofreading

2 weeks ago / by David Standen
5 Tips for Keeping Your Critical Distance While Proofreading
It can be hard to focus on proofreading if you’re too involved in a text, or if you’ve made several passes already and you’re now too familiar with it to easily spot errors. But there are things you can do to maintain critical distance when proofreading, including: Change your perspective…
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