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191 Answered Questions for the topic proofreading

Proofreading Writing

06/13/20

Why should one read aloud when proofreading?

Proofreading Reading Spelling

06/02/20

Reactivating account

How do I reactivate my account as a Wyzant Tutor?Loretta Huddleston
Proofreading English Grammar

04/03/20

English essay can anyone help me out please

I'm trying to do a 800 word essay on "Don’t Let Stereotype Wrap Your Judgement” by Robert HelibornerI did my outline but I feel like I didn't get this right like my body paragraphs is off.here's my... more
Proofreading English Reading

10/05/19

"we earnestly look forward to hearing from you" Is this an okay phrase to use?

I am thinking about ending a hand-written letter with a phrase "Thank you so much again for reading this letter, and we earnestly look forward to hearing from you." I added the word "earnestly"... more
Proofreading Grammar Writing

08/23/19

What makes a sentence a run-on? Can reading the sentence aloud help?

My friend said that she has to take a breath in the middle of a long sentence and that makes it a run-on. Is that correct? How do I know if it is a run-on sentence?
Proofreading Grammar Reading

08/21/19

What is a homophone?

What is a homophone, and can you give an example of one?
Proofreading English Grammar

08/13/19

Does this sentence make sense? Specifically after the comma in the second sentence.

Bryan Stevenson was in law school, lost. Lost because he did not find a meaning in his education with law, unfulfilled with the required monotonous courses.
Proofreading

07/30/19

Determine the major supporting details of this paragraph

Advertising is part of the free market system and has several benefits. First, by encouraging competition, it fosters economic growth. New products are developed and offered, stimulating the... more
Proofreading

07/11/19

What are some tips for effective proofreading?

Proofreading

07/11/19

What are the standard proofreading symbols?

Proofreading

07/11/19

Where did the word 'Preventative' come from?

Proofreading

07/11/19

What distinguishes SCI editing from conventional proofreading/editing?

Proofreading

07/11/19

What is kinetic proofreading and how does it work?

Proofreading

07/11/19

What are some good proofreading exercises?

Proofreading

07/11/19

What are the proofreading symbols?

Proofreading

07/11/19

What are some proofreading strategies to follow?

Proofreading

07/11/19

Is Big Bang mathematically proven?

Proofreading Creative Writing Editing

06/17/19

Can stories be "revived"?

Has it happened to you that "you're in love" with an idea of yours? Like a core idea that you won't let go no matter what?I heard that people usually write, check and recheck the story they write,... more
Proofreading Editing Academic Writing

06/17/19

Academic books published by university presses: How much expertise do the editors have?

I'm talking about books on specific academic topic, e.g. history of the Aztecs before colonialism, which are published by [university presses](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_press) like... more
Proofreading Editing Technique

06/17/19

APA Citation for a undergrad-level book review?

I'm writing a book review for sociology on the book *Sidewalk* by Mitchell Duneier.This book is the ONLY source for my whole paper. It is the only citation that I am using and the only outside... more
Proofreading Editing Punctuation

06/05/19

What punctuation to use when a character is writing something down?

I'm trying my hand at editing a friends work, and I've got a little stumped.They wrote the following:> 'Thinks he's the smartest one in the room,' Henry wrote on a piece of paper.(For context,... more
Proofreading Editing Formatting

06/05/19

Typography for a book?

I know this must vary based on preference. I haven't gone to school for writing but regardless have started writing a book. I have a few chapters done, and need to start format and editing... more
Proofreading Editing Word Choice

06/05/19

What are some Que and Clues on 3rd Person POV shift?

I am writing in 3rd person limited POV. I have noticed I have section of text that seem to shift to omniscient. A lot of this happens when I'm forced to tell bits of information to the reader. By... more
Proofreading Creative Writing Editing

06/05/19

What is the correct way to switch dialogue between two or more characters during a conversation without it being confusing for the reader?

When I use dialogue within the stories I write I have a bad habit of writing dialogue after dialogue without indication as to who is talking. An example is when I do this in a story> “Arden!... more
Proofreading Editing Dialogue

06/05/19

Where to break paragraphs in dialogue?

I'm going through an editing something I wrote and am stuck on where to break paragraphs containing dialogue. I know I need to break when a new character speaks, but I'm not sure where to start a... more
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