• All
  • Business
  • Copyediting
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Punctuation
  • Self-editing
  • Track Changes
  • Writing
All
  • All
  • Business
  • Copyediting
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Punctuation
  • Self-editing
  • Track Changes
  • Writing

The Editing Process

When you’re new to the publishing process, the various types of editing and proofreading and the timing of each can be overwhelming. In this blog, I’ll help clarify the process—what the types of editing involve and when you should do each. Self-Edit the First Draft You’ve just finished your first …

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Using Commas, Part 3

I’ve covered rules on commas for the last two months (February and March), and this one will finish out the series. Don’t worry, there are some easy ones this time! I know last month’s blog was a doozy. As I mentioned previously, the overall goal of the comma is to …

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Using Commas, Part 2

Last month, I started covering rules on commas. I’m continuing covering more rules on commas here. (Yes, there are a lot of them!) As I mentioned last month, it’s important to remember that the overall goal of the comma is to increase readability. The comma rules I’m covering are based …

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Using Commas, Part 1

When to use commas (or not use them) is a common frustration among writers. It’s important to remember that the overall goal of the comma is to increase readability, or the ease of reading. They denote a slight pause in the reading. Therefore, regardless of the rules of commas, put …

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Using Track Changes as an Author

If you are an author who needs to use Word’s Track Changes feature to review suggestions from your editor or proofreader, then this blog is for you. If, instead, you’re an editor or proofreader who needs to use Track Changes to make suggestions to a client, read last month’s blog …

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Using Track Changes as an Editor

If you are an editor or proofreader who wants to use Word’s Track Changes feature to share your suggestions with your client, then this blog is for you. Next month’s blog will be from the other side: how to use Track Changes to review your editor’s or proofreader’s suggestions. For …

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