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Most common editing mistakes made by writers and how to avoid them

Most common editing mistakes made by writers and how to avoid them

No matter their level of talent, all novel writers make some of these editing mistakes at some point, even when they turn pro. When I was studying Creative Writing, I made all these mistakes and more so I can tell you I’ve been there. One of my motivations for becoming a copyeditor was to help writers eradicate all of these mistakes from their manuscripts. These are some of the errors that…

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Ten lessons I learnt during my first year of freelancing

Ten lessons I learnt during my first year of freelancing

It’s been just over a year since I registered as self-employed and ‘officially’ became a freelance editor and in that time I’ve picked up a few useful tips and hints to share with the rest of you.

First a little backstory: I had been dabbling with the idea of freelance editing for about a year beforehand, getting a few low paying jobs here and there but otherwise being bogged down with other…

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