You don’t always have the time or luxury to pay for a proofreader so here are two tips to help you proofread your own work: listening and checklists.
File clean-up is an important part of the editing process. Before I get into the nuts and bolts of editing a document, I run a handful of global checks. One of these is searching for and deleting multiple spaces. To save your editor time, and you money, try and delete these extra spaces before you send your file to them.
My favourite books about writing and self-editing
If you’re already using Word Styles to format your documents, great! Here’s a trick that will help you get more out of Styles and improve the look and layout of your work. By modifying Word styles, you can avoid leaving your headings hanging at the bottom of a page, like this: Note, I’m using WordContinue reading “How to keep headings and body text together”
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