September 16, 2014
Originally posted on Practical Copywriting Tips:
An easy way so see DL. A client asked me to edit a brochure and suggest a format. Once I saw what the brochure was for (promoting a course to time-poor execs) I suggested ‘DL’ format. So what the hell is DL? Swim Communications puts it very well. In…
May 27, 2014
Originally posted on looking up/looking down:
This especially quick tutorial is to clarify a single apostrophe usage that often confuses writers. In manuscripts—and even in print—I frequently see the following: Let’s go to the Molloy’s house. Grammatically, this means: Let’s go to the house of the Molloy. Now, perhaps there is a big burly…
May 30, 2013
Institute of Professional Editors (Australia) conference, April 2013 Living in Queensland all my life, I’d not been to Fremantle (Western Australia) before this conference. And what a beautiful place it is – definitely a place to revisit and explore. This is the report I wrote for Offpress, the Queensland Society of Editors’ newsletter. As I […]
February 21, 2012
Sometimes it's the little words that make all the difference to the clarity of your writing.
May 24, 2011
You have the editing skills and the enthusiasm to start an editing business. But have you considered what else you'll need to take into account to create a successful business?
January 6, 2011
Editors give your writing that 'je ne sais quoi' that will have your readers loving and understanding every word.