Blog Archives

6 Practical Tips to Improve Your First Draft

As an editor, I’ve seen writing that runs the gamut from copy in a really rough state to writing that’s quite polished with few errors. No matter what you’re writing—a book, a marketing brochures, or an email blast—a rougher work

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing and Editing

Writing is Easy. Why Do I Need to Hire Someone?

Writing is a basic skill we learn in school, so many times businesses think all writing should be done in-house. Writing is easy, isn’t it? Well, not all writing is easy. And not all writing is top-quality or delivers the

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Writing and Editing

Best Blogs for Freelance Writing Newbies

When I first started freelancing I turned to blogs of men and women who had “been there, done that” to get advice on starting my freelance business. Today, I continue to read many of these blogs to stay inspired and

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Writing and Editing

3 Common and Easily Correctable Writing Mistakes

A large portion of the work I do involves editing other people’s writing. Through editing work for various clients over the years, I have noticed many common mistakes that writers at all organizations make. Whether it’s a book project or

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Writing and Editing