What makes an excellent proofreader?

When you say you are an Editor or a proofreader, the first thing that people think is that you’re an expert in the language in which you are proofreading. However, there is more to being proficient in a language when it comes to proofreading carefully and eliminating conspicuous errors.

8 Proofreading Tips for Writers

Proofreading is the process of reading and checking text for any surface errors – spelling, typos, punctuation and grammar, to ensure consistency.

Proofreading is not only smart – it can make or break your chances of someone taking your work seriously, maybe for that book publishing contract, pro bono review, next publishing step or discounted editing quote.