Thesis template

Formatting your thesis can cause a lot of headaches, with hundreds of pages, two different ways to number pages, different heading levels, as well as inserting figures and tables. I have tried to make it easier for you by developing a thesis template. This is a great...

5 tips for engaging a corporate editor

Your document has been written with input from your team and feedback has been gained from your stakeholders, but you know it needs to be consistent in tone. Plus, you know there are bound to be spelling errors that have been missed. This is where a corporate editor...

5 tips for engaging a great thesis editor

Your thesis is the culmination of years of hard work; all your blood, sweat, tears, and lost social life. Before you submit your thesis for examination make sure you have done all you can to make this piece of research showcase who you are as an academic. To assist...

Every content writer needs a sidekick

Sherlock has Dr Watson, Batman has Robin, and Wallace has Gromit. We all need a sidekick, someone to bounce ideas off, talk to when things are good or bad. Someone to make us feel better about ourselves. As a freelance content writer and editor I work from home,...

My referencing secret weapon

When I was at university I hated referencing. Where does the comma go? Why is a full stop here? And really who cares whether the book title or journal article title is italised? Now that I am an editor, I care. And not because you pay me to. I actually find the...

Capitalisation

As a content writer it is important that capitalisation is used correctly. This is especially important when working with government clients and adhering to style guides. The word capital comes from the Latin word capitula and was used to describe the first word of a...