Imagine publishing an article about the royal family and talking about Prince Hairy. Awkward. How about realising, too late, that an inappropriate comment about your boss, scribbled in your notes, has somehow made it into the company newsletter. Ouch!
Gaffs due to inaccurate or unclear copy can be embarrassing at best, and catastrophic at worst. Proofreading and copy-editing can not only save you from these pitfalls, but also turn your work into slick, professional-looking, well-communicated and readable material.
Welcome to Sound Proofreading. My name is Emily Dorschler, and I am a professional proofreader and copy-editor to the hospitality industry.