Trying to transition from an English instructor to an English copywriter and proofreader in Korea, was challenging at times, especially after looking at hundreds of job ads. Many job ads looking for an English copywriter or proofreader are actually looking for something else.
How could an English proofreader in Korea have been so careless? I screwed up!
What happens when an English proofreader in Korea, who rails against people for not consulting native speakers to assist with proofreading, doesn't follow his own advice? He gets a wake-up call!
How can you help make this my second most popular post ever?
Pushing 50, I'm trying to switch careers, part of which involves trying to gain a presence on social media and attract more followers. Social media may be a young person's game, but at its most basic, there's one thing driving it.
Where did my fascination with funny signs come from?
It wasn't until I did some real thinking about where my fascination for funny signs came from. Even I didn't realize how far back my interest in these signs extended.
My workspace may not be fancy, but it just got some upgrades
Usually content to make do with what I have, sometimes spending a few bucks to get the right tools isn't such a bad thing. A detailed look at my new wireless keyboard and mouse, and a new web browser.
Is it time to quit after six months of playing English copywriter?
This week is officially six months since I decided to switch careers and become a freelance English copywriter. The freelance lifestyle can be tough. Is it time to end this experiment?
Is it any wonder so much awkward and unprofessional English abounds in Korea?
The number of errors, the awkwardness of the English, and the formatting used in this official government announcement on new COVID-19 regulations does little to motivate citizens to attempt to display properly written English in their place of business.
What’s the verdict? Was it a mistake to become a freelance English copywriter?
Part II of a blog post in which I reflect on my decision to switch careers 4 months ago and become a freelance English copywriter. And the verdict is...
English copywriter/proofreader—perfect life choice or complete disaster?
Four months ago, I made the choice to switch careers and become a freelance English copywriter and proofreader. Looking back on what I've learned and wondering if I made the right choice.