The True Value of a Proofreader

    A few months ago, I made the decision to become a fiction author in addition to proofreading. This has been a dream of mine for some time. And since I’ve been reading forever and proofreading professionally, I thought I was ahead of the game. It was just recently, while writing some short stories for my portfolio, that I truly experienced appreciation for my proofreader. The excitement of finally fulfilling my dream caught me up in a whirlwind at the beginning. Then it got…

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  • Ditch the “Stuck” Mentality

    How often have you done something because it’s just what you’re supposed to do? You go to college, get a job, work, pay bills, work some more. Who cares if you…

  • The Psychology Behind Proofreading

    I have always been interested in how people think. As a proofreader, a topic of curiosity for me is how readers and authors perceive the written word differently. I thought I…