Copyediting vs Proofreading: Not the Same Thing

March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

In school, chances are that you learned that an important part of the writing process is "proofreading." Which meant checking over your final draft for spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors before you turned it in. Now that we're all grown up... What the heck is the deal with this "copyediting" step? And is it different from proofreading? [...continue...]
#writereditorproblems lynsey g


August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

I make the majority of my living on proofreading and copyediting books for major publishers on a freelance basis. This leaves me with many #writereditorproblems. Case in point: I just finished proofreading a novel that I found utterly repugnant, and I need to relieve some pressure. [...continue...]