Professional proofreader and PTC graduate Louise Harnby gives us her expert view.
Articles in Category: Blogs
(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.
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.
Chloe May of Osprey Publishing gives us her thoughts on her time at our Introduction to Editorial Skills two-day course.
Jane Buekett, Editorial Manager at Hodder Education shares her thinking on why project management is a critical skill for all editors.
Freelance journalist, editor and author Jasmin Kirkbride gives a personal perspective of attending a PTC course.
Steve Connolly, Publishing Director for FE and Digital at Hodder Education, ponders on the current digital landscape.
Rebecca Lovell of Cambridge University Press shares a five point guide for Commissioning Editors to create a successful publishing strategy.
Richard Balkwill of Copytrain shares what delegates to Commissioning and List Management, PTC’s premier publishing course, can expect to learn about copyright and why they need to know it.
Rachel Maund, founder of Marketability and tutor for the Publishing Training Centre, shares six nuggets of wisdom to make sure you set about your marketing planning and activity in a way that will lead to success.
BBIA 2016 Award winner Alison Barrow's take on social media
Transworld's Alison Barrow gives us her thoughts on the power of social media, and how publishers can harness it.
Nina Pottell says it does.
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A career in children's publishing is rewarding, creative and highly desirable - so how do you get yours off the ground?
As she shuttles from Bologna to London Book Fair, Julia Garvey asks whether the time, expense and effort is still worth it in 2016.
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.