Category: copy editing

Why should I bother working with you, you’re the Grammar Police?

Grammar Police, despite what people think, editors are not the grammar police

Over the next few weeks I’m going to address comments and questions that I’ve heard over the years as a freelance editor and writer. I aim to help you understand who we are and what we do, and to help you decide if the… Continue Reading “Why should I bother working with you, you’re the Grammar Police?”

A Pain-free Editing Checklist For Authors

  I’ve been thinking lately (I know, it’s as much a shock to me as it is to you). There’s one main thing that tends to add tension to a working relationship if you’re editing non-fiction or business documents, or having your fiction writing… Continue Reading “A Pain-free Editing Checklist For Authors”

Being an Advanced Human

I’ve been so lazy recently. Well, actually I haven’t been, I’ve been working my arse off. But after so many lovely people decided to share my ‘Editors matter to business’ article I decided to let things lie for a while, just hoping more people… Continue Reading “Being an Advanced Human”