What’s The Difference Between Editing and Proofreading?

A lot of students are really confused about the difference between editing and proofreading. Many have been told by a university lecturer or friend that they should get their work proofread, but what it actually needs is a light edit and a proofread. Why? Editing is the start of the process to clean up your writing. Think of editing as the second coat of paint and proofreading as the top and final coat that gives your work the ‘shine’ you want. If you are writing in English as an additional … [Read more...]