Let’s wrap-up this crazy year and bring on a better 2021!Continue reading “Goodbye 2020 and a happy New Year 2021!”
On 20 June 2020, I held my first webinar on editing! The participants were a small group of volunteer editors who help publish BAMBI News, a monthly English-language parenting magazine.Continue reading “Webinar on approaches to editing for an international audience”
It’s already August and what a mad year 2020 has been so far! Despite some personal upheavals, professionally, it’s been an engaging few months. It’s time for a little taking stock.Continue reading “Reviewing the first half of a whirlwind 2020”
The amount of mark-up you get back from the editor doesn’t signal how good or bad the writing is. But it can be disconcerting to see your work heavily marred in red. Here are two ways you can try to minimize the distraction of tracked changes.
When you get your edited file back, you might be shocked to see it look like this:Continue reading “Don’t let the marked-up text distract you”
What’s the difference between copyediting and proofreading? You can make better decisions and get a more satisfactory outcome if you understand the differences before hiring an editor or proofreader to help you.Continue reading “What do you need? Copyediting vs. proofreading”
Copyediting is where I feel I can be of most use to my clients. Here is how I like to work with them, and the broad questions I’ll be asking.Continue reading “My approach to copyediting”