Does Your Writing Need an Editor or a Proofreader?
What’s the difference between editing and proofreading, and how do you choose the right professional for your writing?
In his article, Editing versus Proofreading, Brendan Brown, an expert editor based in Australia, takes a look at both and provides some tips on when your writing needs an editor and when it needs a proofreader. And, as he points out, the quality of writing can ultimately be the difference between success and failure, whether you’re publishing a book, preparing a thesis, or writing for business.
Read and then leave a comment here with your thoughts. Did you come away with a new understanding of the difference between editing and proofreading? Did you find his tips useful in choosing a professional to polish your writing?