This will be a very different, somewhat personal post. If that’s not your piece of cake, skip to the bottom for the digest (and why this affects you at all!). As of today, Starlight Editorial is officially open for business
On paper, a proofreader’s job may be to correct typos and add punctuation as needed. Really, though, our main job is something a bit more subtle and a lot more important: It’s protecting the reputations of our clients. If someone
Court reporters should all call themselves bilingual. Stenography — “steno” — is a language in and of itself. It takes diligence and patience to master this puzzle-like alphabet. And once you do, you have to learn to type it, which
Court reporters have to keep track of a lot of details. (And I mean a LOT!) Whether you’re cataloguing exhibits or jotting down correct name spellings, there’s no end to all that you must remember. So wouldn’t it be nice
Time is valuable. We all know it, and it’s the basis of my business: helping other people make their time stretch as far as it can. But sometimes time can be short, and we just have to deal with it.
My mom got me this planner for Christmas last year. Thankful and excited though I was, I put the planner in a desk drawer. I wondered if I ever would. Spoiler alert: Yes, I would. And now I’m addicted. Thanks, Mom.
The old adage goes, “whistle while you work,” but I’ve never been great at whistling. I prefer listening. I am a frequent visitor to the iTunes indie and new artists section, and I’ve never been able to concentrate on anything
Oh, the times, they are a-changin’. A few decades ago, proofreading transcripts necessitated printing out lots of pages and spending lots of time wading through them, then somehow scanning or returning them to the reporter. It took a long time,