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  • Why Proofreading Is One of the Best Jobs You Can Do While Traveling

    Dec 03, 2022

    • Freelance Tips

    If you want the freedom to travel and see the world while earning an income, consider a career in freelance proofreading. If it sounds too good to be true, it’s not! Check out these five reasons why proofreading may be the ideal job for you: 1. You don’t need a lot of equipment. 2. You […]

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  • How Your LinkedIn Profile Can Help You Find Freelance Work

    Dec 02, 2022

    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips

    There are lots of different ways that freelance professionals, including proofreaders and editors, can find work and promote themselves. In this post, we’ll look at the benefits an effective LinkedIn profile can provide when searching for freelance work. The Benefits of LinkedIn for Freelancers Unlike most other social networking platforms, LinkedIn is designed and built […]

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  • What Is an Antihero? (With Examples)

    Nov 30, 2022

    • Creative Writing
    • Editing Tips

    An antihero is an interesting twist on the conventional “good guy” protagonist and is something you may encounter when editing narrative fiction. In this post, we’ll explain the defining traits of this character archetype and how you can help your client to write a great antihero. What Is an Antihero? An antihero is a protagonist […]

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  • 5 Tips for Starting a Career in Proofreading with No Experience

    Oct 25, 2020

    • Freelance Tips
    • Professional
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    Thinking about a career as a freelance proofreader? Worried you don’t have the right training or background? If so, we have good news! You can start on your path to working as a proofreader with no experience whatsoever. All you need to do is: Research what a proofreader does and brush up on your core […]

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  • Writing the Time: AM and PM or a.m. and p.m.?

    May 14, 2020

    • Editing Tips
    • Other Errors
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips
    • Vocabulary Tips

    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. What Do These Terms Mean? […]

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  • Copy Editing vs. Proofreading: What You Need to Know

    Feb 06, 2020

    • Editing Tips
    • Professional
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    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 at what makes copy editing […]

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