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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Improving Your Work Performance

1 year ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Improving Your Work Performance
You care enough about your career to read this blog, so you probably want to be the best proofreader you can be. 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…
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Capitalisation: Compass Points and Titles

1 year ago / by Proofreading Academy / 2 min read
Capitalisation: Compass Points and Titles
Capitalisation is one of those fiddly little issues that everyone thinks they understand until they don’t. This is because it’s not as simple as knowing to start sentences and proper nouns with a capital letter. Really, it’s not! In our time training proofreaders, we’ve noticed that the subtleties of capitalisation…
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Spellcheck and Proofreading Software

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