Editing Tips: Punctuation in Chicago Style

2 weeks ago / by David Standen
Editing Tips: Punctuation in Chicago Style
The Chicago Manual of Style (CMoS) contains a lot of information on punctuation! Some is just to remind the reader of standard usage ( For instance: We must decide soon for expedience’s sake. Are there any other elements of punctuation you would like to see explained on this blog or…
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5 Misused Phrases to Watch Out for While Proofreading

3 weeks ago / by David Standen
5 Misused Phrases to Watch Out for While Proofreading
Proofreading is much easier when you know what to look for in a document. That’s why we cover many common errors in our Becoming A Proofreader course. And to help you spot even more mistakes, in this post, we’re looking at five commonly misused phrases. First Come, First Serve (First…
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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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Specialist Systems: AMA Referencing

4 weeks ago / by David Standen
Specialist Systems: AMA Referencing
In our Becoming A Proofreader course, we look at some of the most widely used referencing systems, including APA, Chicago, MLA, and IEEE. But there are other systems available! In this post, for instance, we’re going to introduce the basics of AMA referencing. What Is AMA Referencing? AMA referencing is…
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