Proofreading

Daylight Savings Time or Daylight Saving Time?

Daylight Savings Time or Daylight Saving Time?

Adding clock changes to your planner design is crucial. I consider them to be just as important as US federal holidays and a must-have for all calendars. These two key dates directly affect our daily routine—and often wreak havoc when forgotten about—so it’s best to include them on your calendar pages.

But what’s the correct way to display them?

Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

Columbus Day, the second Monday of October, was made a holiday in 1937 by President Roosevelt. In elementary school we all learned that America was discovered in 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue. It makes for a good rhyme but we know he didn’t actually discover America. How could he have discovered a place people already lived? And how did this holiday come about?

Expert Advice on Listing Holidays the Right Way in Your Planner Design

Expert Advice on Listing Holidays the Right Way in Your Planner Design

The Ultimate Holiday Guide is here! My editorial first mate, Sarah, and I have taken our expert advice on listing holidays the right way in your planner design and compiled it all into this info-packed e-book. We know that by applying the information you learn in this e-book, your planner will be in better shape than most — saving us hours of proofreading time. That's why we're offering you a special bonus of 15% off our proofreading services with every purchase!

Trust us, if you are a day planner designer, you need this guide. Read on for more details.

Why You Need an Editor, Not Just a Proofreader, for Your Planner Design Files

Why You Need an Editor, Not Just a Proofreader, for Your Planner Design Files

So you have the perfect product—a beautiful day planner you know will revolutionize the way we plan our days. You have it all planned out; it’s gorgeous. But have you considered hiring an editor or proofreader for your planner design? How do you know your dates are correct? Are you sure you have the right day of the week listed for each calendar day? Have you properly credited all of your favorite quotes? Do you have a set list of holidays? Is the format of your holidays consistent across monthly, weekly, and list formats? Do you actually need an editor to figure it all out?

Yes! Trust me. You need an editor, not just a proofreader, for your planner design files before they to print. Let me explain why.