Editor Profiles: Elizabeth (The Linguist)

5 days ago / by David Standen
Editor Profiles: Elizabeth (The Linguist)
Most proofreaders are fascinated by language. But not everyone can boast the credentials of recent Proofreading Academy graduate Elizabeth, who has a PhD in linguistics! How is this enthusiastic linguist finding life as a freelance proofreader? We spoke to her to find out. Hi, Elizabeth. What made you consider the…
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Freelancer Resources: Proofreading and Editing Societies

1 week ago / by David Standen
Freelancer Resources: Proofreading and Editing Societies
Worried that freelance proofreading might mean working in isolation? Luckily, there are plenty of proofreading and editing societies around. These offer various services, including: Opportunities to network with other editors and proofreaders. Additional training and advice to help you improve as an editor. Methods for promoting your services and gaining…
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Proofreading Resources: Online Dictionaries

2 weeks ago / by David Standen
Proofreading Resources: Online Dictionaries
As a proofreader, you may be proud of your vocabulary. But we all need to look up words now and then. And with that in mind, it pays to bookmark a few online dictionaries! Which are the best for hardworking proofreaders? Take your pick from the following… Free Online Dictionaries…
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Editor Profiles: Margaret (Flexible Working)

3 weeks ago / by David Standen
Editor Profiles: Margaret (Flexible Working)
One great thing about freelance proofreading is the flexibility it offers. You can work as much or as little as you want, whenever you want. As such, it is a great way to supplement your income or add a little variety to your work life. To see how this works…
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