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Hazel Bird
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Copy-editor, proofreader, project manager, blogger (Editing Mechanics), SfEP Advanced Professional Member
Copy-editor, proofreader, project manager, blogger (Editing Mechanics), SfEP Advanced Professional Member

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NEW on the Wordstitch Blog: my top 13 tips for when you find yourself acting as copy-editor and proofreader on the same project. http://www.wordstitcheditorial.com/blog/disengage-re-engage-13-tips-for-proofreading-text-youve-already-copy-edited/
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NEW on the Wordstitch Blog: How to use bubble charts to get a snapshot of your clients’ value to your business.
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NEW POST on the Wordstitch Blog: How to close an editorial project effectively
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#sfep16: reflections on the 2016 Society for Editors and Proofreaders conference
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I am a huge advocate of comprehensive and well-organised style sheets. When copy-editing and proofreading, they help me to clearly summarise the style decisions I’ve made and communicate them to my client. And, in my project management work, they are…
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I'm absolutely delighted to have been asked to write a post for the Indian Copyeditors Forum, and here's the result! Some thoughts on why it's worth investigating macros and wildcards (if you haven't already) or extending your knowledge (even if you already use them heavily).
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NEW POST! The Seven Deadly Sins of Freelance Editors
Seven things you can avoid doing to maximise your chances of getting re-hired by your editorial project manager.
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NEW POST: How much would it cost to edit, proof, index and print Wikipedia? (all of it)
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