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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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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5 Top Tips for New Freelance Proofreaders

1 month ago / by David Standen
5 Top Tips for New Freelance Proofreaders
If you’re just starting out in the world of proofreading and editing, what do you need to know? And what should you expect? In this post, we offer five top tips for new freelance proofreaders. 1. Focus on the Brief A clear brief is key for any proofreading or editing…
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