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Reading Aloud to Find Errors

| July 1, 2019

One of the best ways to edit something you’ve written is to read it aloud. Your eyes may try to skip over mistakes or correct them for you if you’re reading silently, but when you add your mouth into the equation, it makes you look at a manuscript differently. I edit professionally, so my brain […]

The Importance of Proofreading

| June 18, 2018

As I mentioned last week, we discovered that there were some errors in the version of┬áBrass and Glass 2 that had been published. It’s easy enough to fix the ebook, but there were a number of print copies that we had ordered for a couple of events that included the errors. We were in a […]