Posts tagged with spelling
8 April 2013 - The 10 Immutable Laws of Editing and Proofreading
The client probably doesn’t know what editing and proofreading are, how long those tasks take, or what they’re worth. That’s not their fault. It’s your job, as an editor/proofreader, to educate them.
15 January 2011 - What Makes a Piece of Writing “Good”?
A while ago I was asked to fix the grammar and spelling of the text of a website. Sure, I could have done that, but I chose not to because it wouldn’t have magically fixed the fact that it was just plain bad writing. So what makes a piece of writing “good”? And how does an editor fix a piece of bad writing?
19 July 2010 - Twitter Tips and Resources – Part 25
This is Part 25 of an ever-growing series of blog postings, each one featuring links to 10 useful, funny and/or provocative articles/lists/blog postings/videos/sites I’ve come across about how to use twitter more effectively (and how NOT to use it).
8 July 2010 - Why I Care About Grammar (and Why You Should Too)
On twitter, I recently came across a tweet and a blog post in which the writers both suggested that grammar isn’t important. It’s a common enough opinion. I happen to disagree with it. As a marketing consultant and a professional copywriter and editor, I care passionately about words and grammar – they’re the tools of my trade.