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The G Files Part 1: Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Grammar-Checking Software

A former long-term client wanted me to use grammar-checking software on their documents, in addition to checking them myself – so I've got quite a lot of experience of the way it works, and many of the ways in which it doesn't work. Grammar-checking software works on rules and heuristics. It doesn't understand what it's… Continue reading The G Files Part 1: Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Grammar-Checking Software

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5 Reasons You Need a Numerate Editor

If you're writing scientific or mathematical content, it's not enough to get your work checked by an editor who only knows spelling and grammar. You need one who also has a mathematical or technical background, otherwise they will misunderstand your writing and make mistaken "corrections" which might make it into the final version. I don't… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Need a Numerate Editor