What’s the difference?

Editing is not just about finding and correcting typos. Your editor may be able to do all sorts of things for your manuscript and for your writing: from correcting spelling and punctuation errors to plot and character development.

Tools of the trade

I’ve just finished a proofread of a collection of short stories and am looking back at the range of tools and sources I used to complete this job. It’s amazing at the amount of reference material needed to accurately check a text and here is just a summary of the tools I use, some regularly, some less so.

Lockdown Blog Day 67

Here is a story about my favourite piece of punctuation.

Ten tips for your first copyediting job – CIEP blog

If you’ve focused on proofreading until now, the idea of copyediting can seem daunting. Here are some tips for coping with that first job. Source: Ten tips for your first copyediting job – CIEP blog