Editing Tips: A Quick Guide to Formal Writing

2 months ago / by David Standen
Editing Tips: A Quick Guide to Formal Writing
One key stylistic distinction for proofreading is between informal and formal writing. But what is formal writing? What makes it formal? And when should a document use a formal style? In this post, we look at what you need to know to work on formal documents. What Are the Key…
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An Introduction to the AP Stylebook

4 months ago / by David Standen
An Introduction to the AP Stylebook
The AP Stylebook is the go-to style guide for anyone working in journalism. But why is this guide so popular? And what do you need to know about it as a proofreader? Let’s take a look. What Is The Associated Press Stylebook? The Associated Press Stylebook is created by the…
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Proofreading for Websites

2 years ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Proofreading for Websites
You can’t always apply the same proofreading guidelines to different kinds of documents. Academic proofreading, for instance, is very different to proofreading web copy. This is one reason why proofreaders haven’t yet been replaced by robots. Importantly, reading on screen is different to reading a printed page. And this may…
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