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Why an English teacher is not a proofreader

If there’s anything more frustrating than reading something that’s full of errors, it’s being told that it was proofread by ‘a friend who’s good at English’, or ‘Joe down the road who’s an English teacher’. Recently, this frustration has been escalated by seeing, on social media, the cover of a self-published book with numerous errors… Continue Reading

Is Excellence a Dirty Word?

Over the years I have spent too much time spent fixing problems that other people/businesses have caused. Yes, mistakes happen but I sometimes wonder if the concept of excellence has lost ground in recent times to the point that I am cheered and delighted when I find examples of it, instead of expecting it as… Continue Reading