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Month: January 2017

We’re Hiring Work-from-Home Proofreaders

on January 24, 2017 by admin in Proofreading and Editing
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ProofreadingPal LLC paid out over $471K to work-from-home contract proofreaders in 2016, and we're looking to expand our network of professionals! Are you looking to make extra money with your proofreading and editing talents? If so, we'd like to learn more about you. Please visit our career opportunities page for application details.

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“I Feel Badly”: Argh! No, You Don’t!

on January 21, 2017 by Proofreading Pal in Proofreading and Editing
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People like to say, “I feel badly," but it's wrong. Let’s look at exactly why this is not an idiom, a turn of phrase, a colloquialism, or anything other than a flat-out mistake.

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Affect vs. Effect: Commonly Confused Words

on January 16, 2017 by Proofreading Pal in Proofreading and Editing
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Let’s look at a word pairing that can trip up even experienced writers (and some proofreaders): the almost-twins affect and effect.

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Editing Grammar in Poetry

on January 9, 2017 by Proofreading Pal in Proofreading and Editing
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A good poetry editor fixes bad grammar just like a good prose editor does. But a better poetry editor must also pay attention when grammar is being manipulated to aid meaning.

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Keep Editors Separate in MS Word

on January 2, 2017 by Proofreading Pal in Proofreading and Editing
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Here’s a quick guide to how you restore individual editors to a document in Word 2007, 2010, and 2013 in Windows and 2016 in Mac.

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