I’m already a Web Designer, Web Host, plus Something like a Computer Tech; much of my time devoted to writing book summaries and posting them on this self-hosted WordPress powered blog. So, “Yeah,” it’s entirely possible that, if you need a person to proofread your college paper or SA, “I’m your guy!”
“What’s that?” You need a sample of my work? “Look around!” I’m sure you’ll find plenty here to convince you that I really do have a solid command of the English language.
However, if you’re not sure that I’m your guy, let me at least give you some good sound writing advice. “Write like you speak.”
Most sites try to give us seven tips here and five pointers there; all regarding how we should approach proofreading our own work. However, the truth of the matter is, “You’re not an idiot when it comes to writing.” If you can say it, “You can write it.”
“Yeah,” a second set of eyes is always helpful when it comes to writing a letter, SA, term paper, and other types of documents. However, when the second set of eyes is too expensive, or just isn’t available when you need them, writing how you talk is a safe way to approach it.
If the way you talk isn’t all that great; imagine that someone else is talking to you. They could be a well-spoken character in a movie. They could be a close friend, too.
The idea hear is to write out things as they sound in your head. Punctuation like camas are the breaks (pauses) in a person’s phrasing. Question marks indicate questions, Exclamation Points indicate firmer tones of voice, which a person might use to express something passionately. If you’ve guessed that I’m saying that one should use punctuation in combination with their wording, like a musician writing notes to a song on paper, “You’d be correct!”
“True!” You’re still going to have to watch your spelling. However, I’ve got a tip here, too, that will bail your ass out when the spell checker in your favorite editor can’t.
Bing is an awesome tool for checking your spelling. Just go to the search box in Bing, type in a word the way you think it should be spelled, and submit your query.
If Bing can’t show you the correct spelling for a word via its own dictionary; Bing will list out all the websites in its index that contain words that are close to the spelling you searched on. It really doesn’t get any easier than this.
However, if you would rather deal with proofreading things yourself, or have no choice but to do so; now you can, using the simple concept presented above. If you need further clarification, or a second set of eyes, you are welcome to email me for help, as well.