Our brains have the tendency to mess with us. How? Well, when we are proofreading any written work that we have done, we are likely to read the words in the way that we believe they should be written. This means that we are prone to misjudging our written work by missing typos, spelling mistakes and grammatical errors – including punctuation, poor choice of words and wrong sentence structures. This in turn impacts the context of the work as well as the readability.
As proofreading and editing is extremely time consuming, it is unlikely that friends and family will want to spend any of their spare time doing it. Also, hiring someone to proofread and edit can be quite expensive. Therefore, it is great to learn how to help ourselves. Continue reading to discover 12 great tips on how you can proofread and edit your own work, to a high standard.
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Hey, it’s 12.12.12!!! 🙂 Make a wish… or not.
Anyway, all right, ‘The Next Big Thing’ is in fact a sort of blog hop post, in which I’ll have to answer questions and then choose other bloggers to answer them as well… Sort of an award 😉
So thanks to Chelsea Brown19 for nominating me!
The questions are basically for already published writers or aspiring ones – me being the latter – and here they are:
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***To my new followers, the monthly series “Sites of the Month” is a recollection of various links all around the net that I discovered and wished to share them with you, and I hope that some will prove to be useful to you***
Hey Dummies! Are you just starting off in a particular activity, but you feel lost and… well like a dummie? Well you are definitely not alone!
How I created my first e-book by Rachelle Gardner. Yep I know I mention her a lot but this is because she has so much to teach to the world of the Craft of writing!
And another one by Gardner: How to Look Good on Your Webcam!
A fun illustrated blog by the wonderful writer, Debbie Ridpath Ohi.
Everything you need to know on Wiccan festivals! 🙂 By the way, Imbolc is coming soon! (on the 1st Feb)
How to self-publish on Amazon, Kindle and iBookstore! 🙂 all-in-one!
A very simple but useful tip: How to use one email address with multiple Twitter accounts?
Ever heard of book trailers? A great way to promote your work! A special post by Myrlin A. Hermes: How to make a book trailer.
An illustrated guide for those who write and draw for young people! A lovely blog owned by Debbie…
Continue reading “Sites of the Month: January 2012”