Introductory Phrases. What Are They and Why Should You Care?

Last week we promised to share some of our proofreader’s tricks of the trade and, because we’re great at keeping promises, here they are. Again we’re looking at the common English errors that proofreaders will look for when they are studying a document. This week we’re going to stick with the comma theme and explore another one of the errors that seem to appear regularly: failing to use a comma after introductory phrases or words.

Read moreIntroductory Phrases. What Are They and Why Should You Care?

How a Trip to Starbucks Can Make you an Expert Proofreader

Many people rely on a strong cup of coffee to get them through the morning, but new research suggests that a daily fix of caffeine can actually help to improve your proofreading skills. According to Tad Brunye, a senior cognitive scientist at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Massachusets, caffeine …

Read moreHow a Trip to Starbucks Can Make you an Expert Proofreader