What is the Difference Between Editing and Proofreading?

Proofreading is a final check on your work to ensure accuracy, correction of grammatical errors and general presentation are within the specifications you have been given. Editing is much more than this as it combines proofreading together with revisions that should improve the flow and structure of your work to maximise the impact of the […]

The Difference Between Editing and Proofreading

The writing process is technically made up of five different steps. Prewriting, writing, revising, editing and publishing is one version of those five different steps. Prewriting, Writing, Proofreading, Editing and Submitting That’s another variation. Of course, if you look through books and websites you’ll find quite a few other variations. But the bottom line is […]

Common Mistakes Revisited

I’ve written about common writing mistakes before, in several posts. But the more I read different writings posted all over the internet, the more I feel the need to point out the errors. It’s like the internet has devoured our ability to write. Now, communication is not a problem. Anyone who has been talking in […]

Pet Peeves: Because Correct Grammar is Simply Forgotten Sometimes

There are always going to be mistakes that start innocently enough, but grow into universal usage. The internet helps propagate this because it is full of informal forms of communication that lead to the wide spread growth of common mistakes. Chat rooms and emails are very convenient forms of informal communication where people throw the […]