One of the first things an editor might ask before they start work on your document is if you have a company style guide. Often people think this is the company’s brand style guide or logo guidelines; but a writing style guide serves a different purpose. A style guide is a set of standards for … More What’s a style guide?
There are various types of writing and levels of editing, which I’ve talked about in another post. One thing to remember is that non-fiction, and business documents and reports, are very different from fiction (novels and short stories) and other creative work. I specialise in editing non-fiction and business-related writing, so I’ll talk about these. … More The writing process
I often see people wondering why they need an editor. What will an editor do that a friend or colleague looking at your document won’t? An editor will see your document or report as a product representing your business, rather than you personally. While a friend or colleague might be worried about upsetting you by … More What does an editor do?