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Proofreading the printer’s final ‘proof’

Once you have submitted your proofread manuscript to the printer, there is one proofreading task left to do. The final 'proof' When your manuscript is in the printer's system and ready for printi...

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Proofreading hard copy publications

A manuscript intended to be self-published in hardcopy needs to be edited, designed, proofread, sent to the printer, then the final 'proof' checked or proofread, before the print run commences. ...

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Self-publishing: file formats from writing to proofreading

Most manuscripts are written and edited in MS Word or other word processing programs. The program you then use to design and proofread your manuscript depends on the type of publication. Editing y...

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Self-editing your manuscript

How do you get your manuscript from 1st draft stage to the point where it's ready to be handed over to an editor? Self-edit. Rewrite if necessary. Self-edit. If you think it will help, use beta rea...

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Editing oral history publications

The first stage of editing oral history transcripts is described at: Editing oral history transcripts. After that initial editing stage has been completed, oral histories intended for publication ...

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Publications by Sally-Anne Watson Kane

Books produced by Sally-Anne Watson Kane The following books were produced by Sally-Anne and self-published by Peewee Press (our small publishing business) or the client's organisation. Eight of t...

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Resumes – if they’re worth writing, they’re worth proofreading

Why is it important to proofread your resume? Proofreading your resume is particularly important if you intend to apply for jobs that require good writing skills or attention to detail. But even w...

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Tips 4 boosting your website

Boost your website rankings on search engines by: 1) utilising SEOs, 2) writing and editing original and different web pages and articles, 3) achieving more 'hits' and longer visits, and 4) keeping...

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Editing oral history transcripts

Oral histories can remain just that - oral - or they can be transcribed into an oral history transcript. For more information about recording and transcribing oral histories go to: Recording and t...

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Recording and transcribing oral histories

An oral history is a recording or transcript of someone's memories of their own life experiences. Oral histories are usually recorded into digital audio files then produced as transcripts of the pe...

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