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Kate Haigh
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Freelance proofreader and copy editor
Freelance proofreader and copy editor

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I've not posted for a while but here's a link to my latest blog, about the process a manuscript goes through before publishing:
http://www.kateproof.co.uk/blog/200915.html

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Here's a blog I wrote last week about what you're paying for when you hire a proofreader...

http://www.kateproof.co.uk/blog/170715.html

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This deserves a cross-posting with my other social media feeds.

"Nine million quid for an ’S’? That’s like the most high-stakes game of Scrabble ever."

http://www.theguardian.com/law/shortcuts/2015/jan/28/typo-how-one-mistake-killed-a-family-business-taylor-and-sons

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After last week's Skeptics in the Pub meeting, I got inspired to finally write a blog after three months of writer's block.

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Perhaps a bit late but thought I'd share in case you've not seen this yet. Have to admit I'm surprised PMQs has only just been added...

http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2014/12/oxford-dictionaries-new-words-december-2014/

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Why I never tell an author they can't use a 'made-up' word, though I often ask them if they think the reader will understand...

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/nov/19/top-10-words-invented-writers-authorisms
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