The Proofreader's Parlour
A blog for editors, proofreaders and writers
My colleague Kate Rosengarten asked me to write a post for the Kateproof blog on editorial freelancing. In the article I take a look at seven points I think are worth evaluating when deciding whether you're suited to freelance proofreading. Here's an introductory excerpt ...
Freelance proofreading isn’t just about having an eye for detail. Being able to spot spelling, punctuation and grammar mistakes will only get you on the first rung. You’ll also need to be able to follow you client’s instructions – ignore the brief at your peril!
Just as important, however, are the ancillary aspects of freelancing – you still need to get your business up and running and that will require the wearing of many hats. When deciding whether to do this job on a self-employed basis, consider the following: ...
To read the complete article, visit Kateproof's blog.
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