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”
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”
Grateful for all of you who brightened (and at times challenged) my 2019! And best wishes for a wonderful 2020!Continue reading “A very happy holidays 2019-2020!”
Wishing everyone a prosperous, fulfilling, and above all healthy 2019! Here’s my look back on 2018 and what’s (hopefully) in the works for 2019.Continue reading “Happy New Year 2019!”
You want to equip your editor with all the information she needs to do the job. What points should you provide when handing over your manuscript?Continue reading “6 things to tell your editor before she starts”