There are some myths about proofreading that are untrue and need exposing and refuting.
You might think that proofreading is an outdated process that belongs to an era before digital content and communications, when everything was printed and proofs were intensely inspected by eagle-eyed proofreaders wielding red pens. That would be a wrong assumption as proofreading is needed now as much as ever before, perhaps even more so with […]
Over many years of proofreading I have heard the statement ‘it only needs a quick proofread’ from people enquiring about the cost of proofreading services, implying they expect that the proofread will take little time at all and the only things I will be likely to find will be a light sprinkling of spelling, punctuation, […]
Following on from the benefits of proofreading there are several steps an author can take before submitting a document for proofreading to make the task faster and cheaper
The benefits of proofreading with three scenarios as reasons for proofreading