Articles tagged with: Copy-Editing

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.

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.

Editing and the self-published author

Why professional editing is vital

Everyone understands that the editor's role is essential within a traditional publishing house. But what happens when you opt to self-publish? Can you edit it yourself, or simply get away without this step in the process? Here Anna Lewis, of self-publishing platform CompletelyNovel, examines the pros and cons of editing for the independent author.

Copyright © 2014 - 2020 The Publishing Training Centre, 6 Bell Yard, London, WC2A 2JR
The Publishing Training Centre is a registered charity. Registered name: The Publishing Training Centre Foundation, a company limited by guarantee incorporated in England and Wales.
Registration number: 1253854. Registered office: 16 High Holborn, London WC1V 6BX. Tel: +44 (0)20 8874 2718