Proofreading Creative Writing

1 year ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Proofreading Creative Writing
Truth hurts. That’s why everyday life is full of little white lies, and why most of the human race avoids telling anyone that their baby isn’t all that pretty. But proofreaders aren’t so lucky. Our career is a world of uncomfortable truths. And this is especially true when working with…
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4 Tips for Improving Your Work Performance

1 year ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
4 Tips for Improving Your Work Performance
You probably want to be the best proofreader you can be. And if you’re doing or have already completed our Proofreading Academy course, you’re on the right track! But expertise isn’t all you need to work effectively. You also need to be smart about how you work. Otherwise you risk…
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Capitalisation: Compass Points and Titles

1 year ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Capitalisation: Compass Points and Titles
In our time training proofreaders, we’ve noticed that the subtleties of capitalisation can sometimes confuse even the best students. So, today, we’re going to look at two tricky capitalisation issues that might trip you up: compass points and titles. Compass Points and Directions It is a common misconception that the…
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Spellcheck and Proofreading Software

1 year ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Spellcheck and Proofreading Software
We all like to feel needed. We give and give and give, and we’d like a little appreciation in return. But boring old human proofreaders aren’t terribly glamorous. We’re only flesh and blood. And sometimes clients seem to have more faith in technology than in humanity. In today’s blog post,…
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