Resources

We regularly post free resources to help you write.

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Spelling

Here is a cheat sheet to provide you with a convenient list of the most commonly misspelt words in English. Print out the attached pdf and stick it on your wall for quick reference.

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How to proofread your own work

Here are 10 easy ways to proofread your own work.

These are:

  1. Wait a few days before proofreading your work.
  2. Avoid distractions.
  3. Read your work out loud to someone.
  4. Double check spellings of academic, scientific and technical terms.
  5. Proofread all parts of your work.
  6. Print out a hard copy of your work.
  7. Check your work for overused words.
  8. Proofread small chunks of text at a time.
  9. Use a spell checker.
  10. Proofread your work slowly.

I used Samantha's proofreading service for correcting a motivation letter for an application. She checked the letter very carefully and corrected many faults that I would not have seen myself. She also gave it a more professional look. She works fast.

Anonymous, via Google

I couldn't have got my book published without Samantha's help. She not only proofread the English manuscript of my book, but also ensured that my translation from Spanish was accurate.


Manu Rodriguez, author, Spain

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