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BSi editing marks

(or more properly marks for copy preparation and proof correction)

You are on a hiding to nothing when penning an article about proofreading or copy-editing. You are bound to make mistakes and, essentially, you are inviting everyone to spot them. And when they do spot them, that’s where the British Standards marks come into their own.

The role of the proofreader

What exactly is a proofreader?

What does a proofreader do? And is it a role I might enjoy? If you find yourself asking these questions then fear not, our handy guide might help.

Are book fairs still relevant?

As she shuttles from Bologna to London Book Fair, Julia Garvey asks whether the time, expense and effort is still worth it in 2016.

What's different about on-screen editing?

Download our free PTC guide to On-screen Editing to find out

To complement the Editing in Word course, we have published a free guide to on-screen editing, which gives you lots of tips for preparing for an on-screen copy-edit, as well as what you should know to save time and improve your work and its value.

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