The Proofreader's Parlour
A blog for editors, proofreaders and writers
This Roundup offers links to sites offering indispensable ancillary tools for editors and proofreaders. It includes software, macros, an in-depth article by Microsoft Word MVP Shauna Kelly, and a free book with over 400 macros.
PerfectIt from Intelligent Editing.
Paul Sensecall and Adam Bukolt's ReferenceChecker.
A range of program add-ins from The Editorium.
Microsoft Word MVP Shauna Kelly's 'How does Track Changes in Microsoft Word work?'.
● Macros for Writers and Editors by Paul Beverley.
● Macro Cookbook for Microsoft Word by Jack Lyon (US link/UK link).
Please use the Comments section if you would like to advise readers of your preferred ancillary tools.
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