Tag: editing

Why does my business need a copyeditor?

A lot of businesses don’t feel the need for editors, because they don’t actually know what editors do.

Editing. Why does your business need it? Do you ever really think about the words your business uses? Are they chatty? Serious? Formal? Informal? Does your business thrive on hard facts or on emotions? It really doesn’t matter. You see, until you realise the… Continue Reading “Why does my business need a copyeditor?”

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?”

Patience is a virtue

small but perfectly formed business

    I’ve two apple trees in my garden. I’m crap at gardening. But finally after years of perseverance and patience, this year I have one tree laden with fruit. Edible fruit. Yaay me.   Some businesses are like my apple trees. They start… Continue Reading “Patience is a virtue”