Learn how to use ellipses properly.

How To Use Ellipses

How To Use Ellipses   Many people don’t know how to use ellipses properly or tend to overuse them. While it’s true writers have creative license, they risk putting their work in an unflattering light if they don’t use punctuation correctly. Bad punctuation can even hurt their credibility. This is especially true with the ellipsis, which…

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Make a living as a proofreader by freelance proofreading or remote work

How To Make A Living As A Proofreader

How To Make A Living As A Proofreader   Can you make a living from proofreading? Definitely! I do it, my cohorts do it, and you can, too. As long as you’re committed and willing to hustle to find clients and work, you will succeed. Just like anything you do in life, you have to work…

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Book Giveaway

Book Giveaway! Win an autographed copy of The Devil’s Revolver by V.S. McGrath     I’m so excited to announce my first giveaway, which is an autographed copy of V.S. McGrath’s debut novel The Devil’s Revolver. It’s a Western fantasy action-adventure story, kind of like the tv series Westworld. So if you enjoyed that show, you’ll…

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Resources proofreaders use for research

12 Editorial Resources I Use For Proofreading

12 Editorial Resources I Use For Proofreading   People often wonder what professional proofreaders use for research, so I thought I’d share twelve that I reference regularly. These are the print and online editorial resources that are invaluable to me as a proofreader and editor. They’re what I use to do the majority of my…

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Start A Proofreading Side Hustle

Start A Proofreading Side Hustle   Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve probably heard the term “side hustle” used in the media, or read about it in articles and blog posts. It’s more than just a trend, though, as many people are looking for ways to make extra money, and also to find…

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Resume tips for new proofreaders

Resume Tips For New Proofreaders

Resume Tips For New Proofreaders   This post contains affiliate links. Please read my disclaimer for more info. Questions like Do I know enough? How do I prove myself when I’m new? and What exactly do I need to know? are common questions I get from people who are changing careers or want to start proofreading. Getting started…

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The truth behind the most common freelancing myths.

The Truth About Freelancing

The Truth About Freelancing    While freelancing has become very popular there still exists some misconceptions about it. Some people don’t take it seriously and don’t consider remote jobs to be “real.” Others think it’s a fad and not something a responsible adult would do long-term. Personally, when I tell people I’m a freelancer I…

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Find out what business skills every proofreader must know so you can grow your client list and gain referrals. Remote work | freelance | work from home | work online

Business Skills Every Proofreader Must Know

Business Skills Every Proofreader Must Know   This post contains affiliate links. Please read my disclaimer for more info. Proofreading is more than making sure the i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed. It’s as much a business as it is an editorial process. To be a successful freelance proofreader you’ll need to learn how to manage…

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How To Be A Proofreader Without A Degree

How To Be A Proofreader Without A Degree   Think you need an English degree to make money proofreading? Think again. The essential skills you need as a proofreader aren’t ones that can be acquired from years at school. The truth is you don’t need a degree to be a proofreader.  I’m going to reveal why you…

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Find out the differences between proofreading and copyediting

The Differences Between Proofreading & Copyediting

The Differences Between Proofreading & Copyediting   This post contains affiliate links. Please read my disclaimer for more info. Proofreading has changed over the years as a result of the internet. Back when all content was printed (not that long ago, really) a proofreader’s job was to read the final draft and check it to make sure…

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