I'm coming up on the one year anniversary of starting my freelance editing business. Last week, I had the chance to reflect on what I've learned for the Editors Toronto blog, Boldface.
At first, I expected the most difficult aspects of editing would involve obscure grammatical scenarios, not to mention finally buckling down to figure out Canadian spelling rules (though I’m originally from the US and most of my clients are outside Canada, it would still be a nice skill to have). But I soon realized this is what reference materials are for—as long as I am meticulous and vigilant, I can spot and look up any questionable grammar or spelling situation.
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