New copy editors take time learning them; seasoned copy editors keep them in mind with every job. But I think it’s good for writers to know what the four c’s are, too. That way, when you send your project off to a copy editor, you have a good sense of what they’re doing. So what are the four c’s?
Blogging has been a little off-kilter the last couple of weeks, but I promise you’ll get a proper post on Monday. Until then, I’ve got an announcement to share!
Imposter syndrome. Most of us have felt it at one point or another. It’s that nagging feeling that we’re frauds at what we do and that someone is bound to catch us in the lie. But the thing is, there isn’t a lie at all. So how do you cope with the feeling?
Something I see frequently on platforms like Upwork is a description for an editing gig that says “must be willing to sign an NDA,” or something similar. But do you actually need to consider an NDA for your project?
Proofreading is a very important step in the editing process. It’s the final stage, where any overlooked errors are caught before it’s put on display for the world. So this week, I’m giving you seven tips to help you proofread effectively.
Got a short and sweet post for you today, just a few updates I want to let you know about. Come take a look!
Some of you might be starting a new writing project. Some of you might be in the middle, or at the end. Or maybe you’re in the middle of editing. But one thing everyone needs to remember at every stage – it’s important to take breaks from your writing.
I’ve touched on this already, but it’s still something that’s fascinating to me and that I’m constantly thinking about: editing poetry and editing prose are two different things. Ok, not entirely, but they’re different enough for me to notice. Let’s take a look!
Let’s talk setting rates as a freelancer, shall we? I get asked about this a lot, and it was something I Googled many times while planning how I was going to freelance. So what’s the right answer?
When I started researching becoming a freelancer, I turned to a number of articles and posts about what that meant, so maybe I can repay the favour by being that person for someone looking to make the switch themselves. Or simply by sating some curiosities for people 🙂