Can editors provide you with perfection?

I could make this post super easy and short for you. No. No, editors of all types cannot promise you perfection. Any editor that does is lying.  But, let’s delve deeper. Any person’s writing is flawed by default. That’s the privilege we have of being unique individuals with individual thoughts, experiences, and passions. We mustContinue reading “Can editors provide you with perfection?”

Why do editing rates matter?

When it comes to rates, it’s a minefield out there—for both writers and editors. Setting rates, finding the person who charges the right amount for you, it can be tricky to think about everything and make a confident decision. It’s important to know that there are no actual set guidelines for prices when you becomeContinue reading “Why do editing rates matter?”

The importance of continuous learning.

Within our everyday lives, we never stop learning. I often find myself saying: “You learn something new every day.” It applies to all areas of life: from the random little facts that only ever pop up in pub quizzes, to details about my partner or a friend, or even a handy new way of choppingContinue reading “The importance of continuous learning.”

A copy editors thoughts and tips on following grammar ‘rules’.

As far back as I can remember, I learned to write in a certain way. English as a subject within school set out writing in a very regimented way and didn’t allow for interpretation, error, or the idea that we could stray from the rules. If we did, we wouldn’t get the grades we needed.Continue reading “A copy editors thoughts and tips on following grammar ‘rules’.”

Staying Positive in the Face of Doubt

Get a nice drink and a snack, sit down, learn a little more about gaining a postive mindset, start being proud of yourself and remember that you.are.enough. More than enough in fact! This might do you the world of good whenever those doubts creep in. I am a natural worrier and an extremely sensitive person.Continue reading “Staying Positive in the Face of Doubt”