Jokes & quotes

King o the ranges cyclist 350x469Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. – Peter De Vries

I have CDO, it’s like OCD but all the letters are in alphabetical order . . . as they should be. – anon

The horizon is nothing but the limits of one’s sight. – anon

The technical term for “being unable to remember the word you want” is, uh . . . – anon

Read more

Different types of editing

Stilettos beach 350x222There are many different approaches to the task of editing but these are the main ones.

Proofreading is the final check before publication. It looks at spelling, punctuation spacing and so on.

Copy-editing is a light or medium edit. It aims to achieve accuracy, clarity and consistency in a document. Copy-editing looks at correcting grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style (which includes capitalization, syntax and referencing).

Read more