There are many different ways to proofread writing, and what works for one person may constitute a painful process for another. Regardless of the method you choose, proofreading is a critical part of the writing process and should never be overlooked. Here are 7 top methods for proofreading your written documents.
Abstract nouns are nouns that name a person, place or thing that you cannot detect using any of the five senses: sight, hearing, smell, touch or taste. In other words, abstract nouns refer to something that it is completely impossible to interact with. More commonly they are used to describe emotions or ideas.
The angry bird loved breaking through stuff. It filled him with pride to see disaster in his wake.
Concrete nouns are naming words that are used for something that you can physically touch, see, smell, hear or taste. In other words, they are physical things that can be perceived by at least one of the senses.
If you can experience something using at least one of your senses, then it is a concrete noun.
The ugly troll simply loved the taste of snot. Unfortunately, his love of snot had severely impacted his love life.
Capitalization rules can be extremely difficult to master, and there are a number of common capitalization errors that our proofreaders and editors come across time and time again.
In this article, we take a look at some of the capitalizations rules that are regularly flouted and explain the do’s & don’ts of using capital letters in your writing.
- President Barack Obama
- Barack Obama, president
- Llama Farming President Donkey Jones
- Donkey Jones, llama farming president
Today is National Grammar Day in the USA and we thought we would celebrate the occasion by taking a quick look at some of the most common grammar mistakes that our editors and proofreaders come across. Think your grammar is perfect? Let’s start with a quick test.