The Nitpicker’s Nook: September’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Robin Marwick What makes our form of English unique? According to James Harbeck, “The core of Canadian English is a pervasive … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: September’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook: July’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Robin Marwick Too much work, too little focus? Cartoonist Katie McKissick found herself battling burnout and came up with some novel … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: July’s linguistic links roundup

Tips for finding work editing self-published authors

By Valerie Borden The growth of self-publishing has created an exciting opportunity for freelance editors. To take advantage of this trend, it’s important to be aware of the many ways to market your editorial services and connect with self-publishing authors. Recently, I spoke with three editors who have experience in self-publishing, who gave me useful … Continue reading Tips for finding work editing self-published authors

My career change: Taking the leap into freelance editing

By Valerie Borden A few years ago, I realized that I was losing interest in my work as a holistic nutritional consultant and decided that I needed to go back to the world of words. This was the main catalyst for my career change in 2011 from the field of natural health to the world … Continue reading My career change: Taking the leap into freelance editing