Whether you are a writer or an editorial professional, chances are you’ve felt the effects of imposter syndrome.
Anyone who has spent time around a word processor will know that computers are good at picking up on a few, obvious spelling errors. But can a computer replace a human editor?
What’s it all for? Why does editing or proofreading matter? Isn’t it just an unnecessary expense? My Auntie Bertha used to be an English teacher …
The weather: cliché or clever? Here’s some hints about deciding what to do with meteorological conditions in your fiction writing.
What do you get back after your edit or proofread?
One of the most frequently asked questions is: how long should my book be? This week, we’ll look at length (keep the jokes to yourself!).
Anything made up is fiction. Anything with facts is non-fiction. So what exactly is creative non-fiction and why does it need editing in the same ways as fiction?
You’re a self-publishing author? You’re on a limited budget. You want to make the most of editing and proofreading.
Here are five simple ways that you can do to make the most of any editorial experience.
Oh no! I’ve just realised thatfor the last eighteen chapters of misspelt the London Borough of Haringey as Harringay (a district within that same borough – it’s just asking for trouble isn’t it!).
We all know that names need capital letters. My name is Nick. See, there’s the capital ‘N’. I’m so important that I get a capital letter at the beginning of my name. That’s an easy example but it’s not always straightforward.