Proofreading Resources: Style Guides

2 weeks ago / by David Standen
Proofreading Resources: Style Guides
Style guides are crucial for proofreading and editing. As a freelancer, you may come to depend on them quite heavily! After all, a good style guide will tell you everything you need to know to edit a document, from spelling preferences to citation styles. But which style guides do you need?…
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Copy Editing vs. Proofreading: What You Need to Know

3 weeks ago / by David Standen
Copy Editing vs. Proofreading: What You Need to Know
In the publishing world, copy editing and proofreading both take place toward the end of the editing process. However, these terms are tricky to pin down. And to confuse matters further, many freelance editors offer a mix of both. But there is a distinction between the two, so let’s look…
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How to Manage Your Workload as a Freelancer

3 weeks ago / by David Standen
How to Manage Your Workload as a Freelancer
Working as a freelance proofreader can be tricky. And one of the biggest challenges is managing your workload, especially when you have several clients at once. However, if you follow our advice, you should be able to stay in control. Have a Plan To manage your workload effectively, you need…
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Editor Profiles: Marita (The Business Proofreader)

4 weeks ago / by David Standen
Editor Profiles: Marita (The Business Proofreader)
Proofreading Academy is just as useful for those who need editing skills for their job as it is for those planning a career as a freelance editor. We can see how this works in the case of Marita from Germany, a recent graduate of our Becoming A Proofreader course. Hi,…
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