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Skillshare

Editing and Proofreading Masterclass | Dominate Writing, Punctuation & Grammar

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Overview

Get 2 Courses In 1 - Both Editing and Proofreading

My name is Nitay, an Instructor with one main wish!

Bringing your knowledge of proofreading and editing to a whole new level through a series of fun video lessons.

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Uncover Pro Methods From an Expert: Learn From an Experienced Proofreader and Freelancer for More Than 5 Years.

Discover the Biggest Market for Freelancing Jobs: Learn How to Get Proofreading Jobs on Upwork and Receive Exclusive Information on Other Freelancing Platforms.

Time Is Money: Become An Expert Proofreader and Editor within a Few Hours of Content-filled Lessons instead of Wasting Precious Time in Search of Incomplete Information on the Web.

Topics You'll Learn During the Editing Course

• Track Changes in MS Word and Use the Best AutoCorrect Software.

• Recognize Common Text Errors and How to Enhance Text Quality.

• Edit Fiction Novels, Web Articles, and Academic Writing.

• Use Keyboard Shortcuts to Write and Edit Faster.

• Enhance Publishing, Creative Writing, and Copyediting Skills.

And Much More!

Topics You'll Learn During the Proofreading Course

• Proofread Translation with 3 Essential Methods!

• Spot Common Grammar, Punctuation, and Language Errors.

• Clarify Text, Fix Poor Syntax, and Correct Punctuation.

• Work in Proofreading Through Online Job Sites (Upwork Guide Included).

And Much More!

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "I have been editing for about two years now, and I wanted to learn more about editing and proofreading, especially when it comes to my writing. I'm glad that I took this course and will take some more like this." (Angelic Houston)

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "Very straightforward explanations. This course is helpful, especially if you don't have experience or prior knowledge in Proofreading." (Arman Castillote)

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "Very nicely explained, the instructor gave all essential details, very easy to understand" (Priyanka Chauhan)

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You might also like this class on Freelancing On Upwork.

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See you on the course!

Sincerely,

Instructor Nitay

Syllabus

  • Introduction Video - Hidden Gems of Knowledge Await You
  • Proofreading Preview Video
  • Introduction to Proofreading
  • Niches & Jobs as a Proofreader
  • Universal Proofreading Symbols
  • Keyboard Shortcuts & English AutoCorrect Software
  • Proofreading with Microsoft Word
  • Proofreading Translation
  • 7 Tips for Proofreading Better
  • Colons
  • Spotting Colon Errors
  • Semicolons
  • Identifying Semicolon Errors
  • Full Stops
  • Recognizing Full Stop Errors
  • Commas — Part 1
  • Correcting Comma Errors – Part 1
  • Commas — Part 2
  • Correcting Comma Errors – Part 2
  • Hyphens and Dashes
  • Locating Hyphens and Dashes Errors
  • Apostrophes
  • Detecting Apostrophe Errors
  • Slashes
  • Uncovering Slash Errors
  • Quotation Marks
  • Finding Quotation Marks Errors
  • Parentheses
  • Catching Parentheses Errors
  • Capitalization
  • Clarify Syntax
  • Fixing Passive Voice and Misplaced Modifiers
  • Common Spelling Mistakes
  • Consistent Style
  • Academic, Web, & Print Media ProofreadingTests
  • Editing Preview Video
  • Introduction to Editing
  • Niches & Jobs as an Editor
  • 6 Main Types of Editing
  • Inefficient Phrases and Words
  • Clarifying Inefficient Sentences
  • Redundancy and Repetition
  • Fending Off The Attack Of Redundant Sentences
  • Relevant and Irrelevant Info
  • Eliminate The Trivial; Note The Devoid
  • Hemingway Editor
  • Complex Sentences, Adverbs, and Passive Voice
  • Avoid Adjectives, Adverbs, and Weak Nouns
  • Turn Weak Writing to Writing That Sticks You To The Page
  • Sentence and Word Variety
  • Add Variety; Make These Sentences Tasty
  • Fact checking
  • True/False? Spot Wrong Facts
  • Editing Plot
  • Editing Themes
  • Editing Characterization
  • Editing Point of View
  • Editing Plot Pace
  • Editing Dialogue
  • Show, don't tell
  • Academic, Web, & Story Editing Tests
  • Proofreading Job Sites
  • Introduction to Upwork
  • Final & Bonus Lesson

Taught by

Nitay L

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