Who are Prompt Proofing Anyway?

Who are we indeed? Good question – many visitors to our site may indeed be asking this – who are we, and what do we actually do? Obviously this is a two-part question; let’s start with the first part… Prompt Proofing is a small business offering proofreading, editing and writing services online – but you likely… Continue reading

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Ring Out the Old, Ring in the New!

  January again! That time of year when we make resolutions, then likely promptly break them again. Resolutions, if we’re to believe what we hear, are rarely successful and frequently don’t even survive till mid-January. What’s so special about January 1 anyway? It’s just another day. Yet there is something about the turning of the… Continue reading

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We’re Back, Did You Miss Us?

We’ve been absent for a while, due to technical difficulties with our site. Finally we managed to get everything running smoothly again and are delighted to be back in touch with our readers! We also are taking advantage of the spring season of renewal to change a few things. We’ll be emailing some regular customers… Continue reading

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Punctuating my thoughts…

The nature of our work at Prompt Proofing, both in writing and editing, necessitates paying close attention to the appropriate use of punctuation marks. I have close friends who, while undeniably accomplished, knowledgeable and highly intelligent,  are nonetheless frequently dismissive of my supposedly obsessive concern with correct punctuation. They argue that worrying about commas and hyphens is… Continue reading

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Another Look at These Frequently Confused Words…

It may be time to take another look at these frequently confused words. Working on editing and proofreading, we naturally spot many of these on a daily basis; this is by no means an exhaustive list but it does cover those that occur most frequently. Below are the first five – check back next week… Continue reading

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