Articles tagged with: Proofreading

So you’re a qualified freelance editor. Why should an author trust you?

Louise Harnby is a line editor, copyeditor and proofreader who works with independent authors of commercial fiction, particularly crime, thriller and mystery. In her spare time, she writes quirky flash fiction.

Here she explains the vital steps a professional editor or proofreader should take to attract ‘best-fit’ authors and gain their trust.

How can Self-Study by distance learning help you?

Download our free PTC Guide to find out.

It seems pretty fitting to be writing a blog about self-study courses in January, the month of resolutions, new starts, and goal setting. And what could be better than taking those first tentative steps towards a new career? Our free PTC Guide can help.

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.

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.

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