Proofreading: 12 things you need to know, Part 2


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By Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor), Louise Harnby (fiction editor), and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor). Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Want to become a professional proofreader? Discover 6 more key pieces of information you must know before you embark on your new career.

Listen to find out more about

  • How it requires a lot of hard work to build and sustain a proofreading business
  • Why having periods of no work isn’t something you have to accept as given
  • Why grammar- and spell-checking technology hasn’t made proofreaders redundant
  • How it’s a myth that all proofreading work is done in-house
  • How proofreading means the different things to different client types
  • Whether word of mouth is a good enough promotion strategy

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‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.

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