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Christian Publishing Standards: Part 1

on June 3, 2019 by ProofreadingPal in Uncategorized
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If you’re looking to get your Christian writing published professionally, though, it’s not enough to be an excellent writer moved by the Holy Spirit; you’ll also need to demonstrate that you can stick to professional publishing guidelines and standards.

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What Is IMRaD Format?

on May 6, 2019 by ProofreadingPal in Uncategorized
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Making Recipes Look Professional

on April 24, 2019 by ProofreadingPal in Uncategorized
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We’re talking about the recipe on the page, the step-by-step instructions for making the food, which requires being specific enough to reassure cooks they’re doing the right thing without distracting them with information they don’t need in the kitchen.

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Eggcorns and Idiomatic Writing

on January 3, 2019 by ProofreadingPal in Uncategorized
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A species of unconscious wordplay, eggcorns tend to be individual quirks; some, though, have become widespread in print, and a few have even started crowding the “proper” version of the phrase out of use.

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Vancouver Referencing Style

on December 29, 2018 by ProofreadingPal in Uncategorized
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Vancouver referencing, is a numeric system and the preferred style for most biomedical journals, so it applies to topics in medicine, biology, microbiology, neuroscience, and a whole range of other subjects.

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Collaborative Editing, Part 2: Google Docs

on October 27, 2018 by ProofreadingPal in Uncategorized
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Google Docs (GDocs) is a free software application from Google. If you have a Gmail account, you have access to Docs. Just click on the “Drive” icon in the upper-right menu of your account or go straight to docs.google.com.

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Cheat Sheet for In-Text Citations by Style

on February 27, 2018 by ProofreadingPal in Uncategorized
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In today’s post, I’ll explore the intersection of punctuation and in-text citations and the troubles that can arise.

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MS Word Formatting Errors

on May 26, 2016 by ProofreadingPal in Editing Tools
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When it comes to the controlling the flow of text across lines and pages, many MS Word users treat this sophisticated, responsive software as if it were an old IBM Selectric. Here are some of the formatting errors we see multiple times a week, errors that can actually keep Word from functioning properly.

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How to Set Up a Writing Business

on March 28, 2016 by ProofreadingPal in Professional Writing
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Thankfully, setting up a writing business really isn’t difficult. There are a few steps that need to be done carefully and some details to pay attention to, but once you get the structure in place and get used to a few routines, you’ll be in good shape.

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How Book Writers Get Paid — Part 2

on April 16, 2015 by ProofreadingPal in Uncategorized
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Navigating the complexities of the publishing business can be bewildering, but, with a little attention and a few explanations, you’ll be able to manage the business side of your writing career just as confidently as you approach the craft of writing itself.

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Using Microsoft Word Track Changes

on April 1, 2015 by ProofreadingPal in Uncategorized
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With Track Changes turned on, all edits are recorded and can be displayed in various ways. The problem is that this can lead to a bit of a mess, with little bubbles and different colors and lines everywhere. Fortunately, the Track Changes function can be customized to show you only the information you want, regardless of what settings the editor has used.

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