Tag Archives: proofreading

Someone take the tux off of the pizza

Straighten your tie, please Once upon a time, quite a few years ago, there was a restaurant (which shall remain nameless) that spent big money to have their “creative marketing team” create new and improved menus. The latest, the greatest, … Continue reading

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5 Proofreading Strategies Every Writer Should Know

Catch your own mistakes Need some help in the proofreading department? Having another set of eyes is great. Sometimes that isn’t an option, though. 1. End to beginning Read from the bottom of the article or essay to the top – … Continue reading

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Kill the darlings… practicing what I preach

Scratch out Previously, I wrote about editing out the adverbs and making your writing tighter, more effective. So, do I practice what I preach? I try. I am knee deep in editing and revising the first 1500 words of my … Continue reading

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Putting it in print…

I’ve been working on compiling some of my short stories into a paperback format through CreateSpace. This has given me the opportunity to revise some of these stories, knock the dirt off of some short stories I had written previously … Continue reading

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