How do you turn it back?
It’s 10pm. You turned the TV on two hours ago with a view to stopping work, yet there you are with a tablet in your hands, glasses hooked behind your ears and a “don’t even think of bothering me” expression on your face.
You’re in the same environment you’ve been in all day. You know – the one you’ve cleverly moulded into a place for productivity – so we don’t blame you. The problem is, you may have gone too far.
As professional copywriters, proofreading is a vital part of our everyday process. It’s vital to us because we understand the powder of words, and the difference between the almost-right word and the right word. Nevertheless, that doesn’t make proofreading an easy task. In fact, proofreading your own work can be a mammoth task simply because of the fact that you read your work as you think you’ve written it – not always as it is actually written.
To help you master the skill of proofreading your own work, we’re going to share our top tips, so grab your reading glasses and get ready to take notes!
If Little Miss Content had a pound for every time a writer had a creative block, we’d be far bigger than we are right now! The truth is, at some point it happens to every writer. For creative workers, it’s inevitable.
The question is how do we deal with writer’s block when we have a deadline to meet? How do we get those creative juices flowing again?
Much like anything in life, what works for some may not work for others. However, if you’re desperate to tackle the problem below are a few solutions that have helped us in the past.