The question "What does it take to be a freelance proofreader?" is the one that potential new entrants to the field most often pose when considering a career change. However, there’s an ambiguity in the question that can lead people down an incomplete track of thought. Consider the question again, and ask yourself which of the following it means:
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Louise Harnby is a professional proofreader, the curator of The Proofreader's Parlour, and the author of Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers and Marketing Your Editing & Proofreading Business. She is an Advanced Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP). Visit her business website at Louise Harnby | Proofreader, follow her on Twitter at @LouiseHarnby, or find her on LinkedIn.
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