Every summer I teach academic reading and writing to international students at a UK university. The students, mostly from Asia with upper-intermediate (roughly B2) English skills, are often struggling with academic writing in English for the first time in their lives. As an academic editor, I see many of the issues they experience come up … Continue reading What issues do novice AND experienced academic writers have in common?
In today’s blog post I will cover the workflow I use for copyediting. This will give you an overview of the process and the tools that I use. The information here is for short- and medium-sized jobs (up to roughly 30,000 words). The information is geared towards academic copyediting, my main specialism, but much of … Continue reading Copyediting from start to finish