Maine Proofreading Services Blog

Celebrate Shakespeare

  It's a great time to celebrate Shakespeare. This year we are marking the 400th year anniversary of Shakespeare's death. For all his fame, William Shakespeare remains a mysterious figure with regards to his personal life.  William Shakespeare was born in...

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Hints for choosing a Hyphen or a Dash

Hyphens and Dashes: Clearing Up the Confusion What’s the difference between a hyphen and a dash? Did you even know there was a difference? Lots of people use them interchangeably, but if you want to present a perfect document and stand out from the crowd, you need to...

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Ten Interesting Animal Group Names

Animal group names are not something I need to frequently reach for in my editing toolbox.  However, this week was different. While proofreading, I came across a new term that intrigued me. I read a project about a congregation of alligators. Now, I had never...

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Indie Bookstores are Back with a Passion

  The decades of trauma suffered by independent neighborhood bookstores — damage from bargain megastores, the ascension of the e-book and Amazon’s flash delivery of cut-rate reading — hardly hindered Chris Doeblin’s search for the right place to open his fourth...

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Why Hire a Proofreading Professional?

Consider Hiring a Proofreading Professional: Who has “the best” English skill in your office?  Have you ever delegated a proofreading task to them?  Did their level of expertise parallel the level of expertise you were trying to convey in your publication? How can you...

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