Before you go back to edit a section of your manuscript, take a break. Stepping away from your words for even just a few minutes will help clear your mind. When we stare at the same thing, reading and re-reading lines over and over, it all tends to blur after awhile. It’s amazing how muchContinue reading “Writing/Editing Tip”
Category Archives: Wellness
I was featured in “First for Women”!
I was recently selected to be featured in the popular women’s magazine, “First for Women”. The article briefly outlines my work as a freelance proofreader and copy editor for romance writers. I am thrilled to be a part of this feature because, for me, my work as a romance proofreader is not just a wayContinue reading “I was featured in “First for Women”!”
Why I Love Proofreading Books in the Romance Genre
I’ve been reading romance novels since I was in my teens – for about (ahem) 34 years! Although I’ve never sat down to count how many books I’ve read over the years, I know it’s in the hundreds. Why the romance genre? First of all, I love reading romance because it relaxes me. Even whenContinue reading “Why I Love Proofreading Books in the Romance Genre”
The Benefits of Trying New Activities
The other night I did something totally out of my skill set. What is my usual skill set? I’m a scientist – I’ve been trained, through learning and experience, to think technically and logically. I don’t think of myself as artistic – at all. Which leads me to my original statement – I did somethingContinue reading “The Benefits of Trying New Activities”
Why I Love Taking My Dog for a Walk
Is there anything better than getting outside, breathing in the fresh air, and moving your body? Yes! Doing all this with your furry friend – your dog – by your side. Benefits of Getting Outside and Walking First of all, I love the out-of-doors. After spending a day at work – inside, most of myContinue reading “Why I Love Taking My Dog for a Walk”
Thearpy Dogs – What are they and what health benefits can they offer?
Perhaps you’ve witnessed this scene – you’re walking down the hall of a hospital or nursing home to visit a loved one, and you pass someone walking a dog into a patient’s room. Wait – whaaat? Are dogs now allowed in healthcare facilities? You thought only service dogs were permitted inside – and that didn’tContinue reading “Thearpy Dogs – What are they and what health benefits can they offer?”