Nonfiction editor and proofreader
As a proofreader and editor, I do most of my work in Word with Track Changes turned on so that the client can see what changes I've suggested. After receiving a checked document, the client can then accept or reject the changes...Read MoreWorking with Track Changes
In the context of editing and proofreading, the “style” of a text refers to the conventions chosen for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formatting. English abounds with variants and alternatives that can each be considered “correct”...Read MoreWhat is Style?
Read MoreThe Myth of the British -ise Ending
If you’ve ever written or edited in British English, you may have come across the old maxim that in the UK, -ise endings are a must. You may even have heard that -ize endings should be shunned to “avoid Americanisation”.…