Editor Profiles: Cole (From the Army to Proofreading)

1 month ago / by David Standen
Editor Profiles: Cole (From the Army to Proofreading)
Proofreading might not seem like an obvious follow-up to the military, but one of our recent graduates has done exactly that! So, to get his perspective on why a career in proofreading was attractive, we’ve spoken to Cole about transitioning from the army to editing. Hi, Cole! What were you…
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Freelance Tips: What to do When a Client Won’t Pay

2 months ago / by David Standen
Freelance Tips: What to do When a Client Won’t Pay
As a freelance proofreader, we hope your clients all pay promptly and in full. However, many freelancers do encounter clients who delay payment or ignore invoices.
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A Quick Guide to DOIs and URLs

2 months ago / by David Standen
A Quick Guide to DOIs and URLs
Many referencing systems require a DOI or URL for online sources. But what exactly is the difference between DOIs and URLs? And how should you approach them as a proofreader? What Are DOIs and URLs? DOIs (digital object identifiers) and URLs (uniform resource locators) are both ways of linking to…
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Writing the Time: AM and PM or a.m. and p.m.?

2 months ago / by David Standen
Writing the Time: AM and PM or a.m. and p.m.?
AM and PM are terms used when writing times. However, there are a few different ways to write them, which can be tricky when proofreading. Should you just aim for consistency? Or is there a correct way to do it in certain contexts? In this post, we explore your options.…
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