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  • Welcome to Worry-free Writing!

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    If you write regularly for your business, you want it to be in the best shape possible. Copyediting and proofreading are skills that will improve your writing.
    Join me to improve your writing:
    - spelling tips and hints on English grammar
    - how to self-edit your writing
    - how to proofread your own writing
    - how to write for your audience
    - how to find a professional editor

    Get the inside story on the world of editing and proofreading - everything from the latest developments in language use to how editors work on your writing.

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    • Compliment v complement: which one should I use? - Duration: 95 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
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      Compliment v complement: which one should I use?

      Compliment and complement sound the same, but they have completely different meanings and only one letter of difference in the spelling. How do you...
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    • Stationery v stationary: which one should I use? - Duration: 109 seconds.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 25 views
      Stationery v stationary: which one should I use?

      Let's look at two words that sound the same, have completely different meanings, but only one letter of difference in the spelling.

      How do you rem...
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    • Sneak peek v sneak peak: how to spell it correctly - Duration: 77 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 23 views
      Sneak peek v sneak peak: how to spell it correctly

      If you want to give your clients a preview of an exciting new service or product, make sure you’re not making this common mistake!

      In this vide...
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    • How to use a semicolon correctly - Duration: 2 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 36 views
      How to use a semicolon correctly

      The semicolon is a really handy punctuation mark, but lots of people are a bit scared of it and so just avoid it altogether!

      In this video I look at:
      • What is a ...
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    • How to use an ellipsis correctly - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 59 views
      How to use an ellipsis correctly

      We've all seen them – and used them – those little dots that create suspense, or trail off dialogue.

      But have you ever stopped to think about whether there's a c...
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    • How to use 'ranging from' correctly - Duration: 100 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 74 views
      How to use ‘ranging from’ correctly.

      This is an expression that we use when we're listing items, to show that there is variety.

      But there's often one tiny, vital word missing: 'to'.

      Without that...
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    • Proofreading is not about 'being a bit OCD' - Duration: 3 minutes, 46 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 15 views
      Proofreading is not about 'being a bit OCD'

      There are plenty of qualities a proofreader or editor is praised for: Attention to detail. Precision. Thoroughness. Consistency. Order.

      It's our work. ...
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    • Welcome to The Editing Podcast - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 1 view
      Welcome to The Editing Podcast!

      We’re thrilled to announce the forthcoming launch of The Editing Podcast!

      We’ll be offering weekly editing tips, tools and guidance for indie authors of fiction a...
    • Editorial agencies v freelance editors: which is best? - Duration: 3 minutes, 34 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 30 views
      Editorial agencies v freelance editors: which is best?

      You've realised that it wil lsave you a lot of time (and heartache) if you hire an editor or proofreader to polish your writing.

      But there a...
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    • Style sheets v style guides: what's the difference? - Duration: 2 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 36 views
      Style sheets v style guides: what's the difference?

      Style sheets have a slightly different function to style guides, but both have their place in the writing and editing process. In this video I a...
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    • Style guides: what are they and do I need one? - Duration: 4 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 31 views
      Style guides: what are they and do I need one?

      A style guide is a useful tool for both the client and the editor. In this video I answer these questions:

      • what is a style guide?
      • how does a sty...
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    • Sample edits: what are they and should I pay for one? - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 32 views
      Sample edits: what are they and should I pay for one?

      A sample edit can be a useful tool for both the client and the editor. In this video I answer these questions:

      • what is a sample edit?
      • how...
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