Editing Tips: A Rough Guide to English Dialects

3 days ago / by Yessica Klein
Editing Tips: A Rough Guide to English Dialects
Dialects – i.e., forms of a language specific to one location or…
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Proofreading Tips: What Is Oxford Spelling?

6 days 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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He Said, She Said: Tips for Editing Dialogue Tags

4 weeks ago / by David Standen
He Said, She Said: Tips for Editing Dialogue Tags
Dialogue tags can help readers keep track of who is speaking in writing. But many authors overuse or misuse dialogue tags. As an editor or proofreader, then, it is worth keeping an eye out for issues when working on a novel or any other writing that features dialogue. In this…
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A Proofreader’s Guide to Latin Plural Word Endings

1 month ago / by David Standen
A Proofreader’s Guide to Latin Plural Word Endings
From abacus to virus, lots of English nouns have origins in Latin. These words can pose a challenge for proofreaders, though, as many have two plural forms. Here, then, we’ll look at some common Latin plurals to see how these words work in English. Common Latin Plural Word Endings Common…
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