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That’s what we hear from many recruitment managers.
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The following writing tip will help students, writers and all content creators establish good writing skills.
Using punctuation consistently across all your writing will improve the editorial quality of your work.
Examples of using commas in sentences
1. Add commas for clarity and to distinguish elements of the sentence
Determine, on the basis of the assessment so far, whether …
As a business, you want to successfully get your message across to your target audiences – especially to customers and potential customers – in print and online.
Getting the content right in a business document takes time and effort. Having a professional editor review the written document can take your well-written text to the next level.
When to use a dash or a hyphen seems to be the best kept publishing secret if most of the manuscripts and documents I receive across my desk for editing or proofreading are anything to go by.
When to use a dash or a hyphen
The following information is an extract from the Bold Type Style Manual …
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Editing or proofreading a thesis or an academic paper requires a number of specific tasks that are not required when editing other types of documents.
When editing academic papers or any serious research document that has references, footnotes and citations, an editor needs to:
check that all the works cited in the paper are referenced in the …
Susie Stevens, professional freelance editor based in Sydney Australia explains the three different types of editing.
Structural or substantive editing
This is the first step after the writer has said: ‘That’s it – time to put the baby on the mountain’.
During the structural edit, the editor will look at the main purpose of the document, the presentation …
Susie Stevens is a freelance editor working in Sydney Australia. Her experience as an editor is extensive with over 25 years working in the publishing industry.
What’s the difference between editing and proofreading?
Traditionally editing is a three-part process:
structural (substantive) edit
In a nutshell, the structural edit is done if the manuscript …
Bold Type is an editing and proofreading business based in Sydney Australia. We work for businesses, government departments, publishing companies, academics and writers from all over Australia and the world.
Our rates are reasonable but not the cheapest you will find.
However, you will get a very professional editor and proofreader with many years of experience working …