Five Proofreading Myths

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Here are my top five proofreading myths, and the truth about each of them. Myth: I don’t need a proofreader because I always use a spellchecker. Truth. A spellchecker is great for finding misspelt words and sometimes even grammatical errors. The problem is that it doesn’t spot words that are spelt correctly but have been…

The Difference Between Rewriting and Editing

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You always hear notions like editing, rewriting or proofreading a text. But you do have to wonder, is there a difference between them? It’s imperative to understand the difference between editing and rewriting because these will help you create better quality text in the end! Editing an article or any other content requires both error…

How to Charge for Proofreading

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How to charge and how much to charge are often the most common questions I see asked on blog posts and forums by proofreaders new to the freelance business. The answer is far from straightforward and will depend on a number of things. At Proofreading Asia, 60% of our clients are students. Charging by the…