Archive for the ‘Editing’ Category

Lesser-Known Editing and Proofreading Marks

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Hilarious! http://www.geist.com/comix I've never used any of these . . . but I've been tempted.

Proofread carefully to see if you any words out

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Our eyes and minds play tricks on us when we read our own writing. We "see" what we think we wrote, what we meant to write . . . not always what's actually on the page or the screen. To catch errors such as missing words, try reading your work aloud. ...

Don’t hire Dilbert’s pointy-haired boss as your editor!

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Not all editors are the same . . . http://www.dilbert.com/strips/comic/2003-11-28/ Make sure you're working with the right one!