Getting round to it

Editing_and_proofreading_blog_261When I was a child, seaside souvenir shops started to sell a small china saucer called a round-to-it. The decoration explained that this was the ideal gift for the person who was always going to do that vital job when they got around to it.

I wonder how many arguments that joke caused?

There are always going to be tasks that get put off. Sometimes it is because we would prefer to do something else. Other times we want to do it, but we feel we should be doing something else first.

Establishing a regular tine for the task can be a good way of solving the problem. Here is a post about how to sort out a writing slot.

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About The Proof Angel

I am a freelance editor and proofreader. I work with a wide range of clients, from companies to self publishing authors. I can help you to communicate clearly in print or on line by providing a fresh pair of eyes, carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas to improve the flow of your message.
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