Common mistakes proofreaders come across (Part 1)
The experience collected from hours upon hours of proofreading has lead me to develop a database of potential mistakes to look out for in any projects I undertake. I thought it might be useful to put together a small list of some of the recurring errors my colleagues and I come across. Commas I don't know what the general public has against commas, but these little guys are either everywhere, nowhere, or lost. Not only does this greatly affect the flow of writing, it can, in
Help, writer's block!
Struggling with writer's block? Here are a few tips on how to deal with it. > Take a breather If you're mind is coming up blank, it's probably because it's over tired. Give yourself some rest, be it an hour, a day or a week. You'll be surprised with how much a little break can help. > Get a fresh perspective Sometimes, you can be so familiar with your own work that it hinders progress. Having a friend or family member look over your work can always help. > Talk it through Spe