Proofread Like a Professional
Learn how best-selling authors proofread their manuscripts for typos, inconsistencies, and errors in punctuation, usage, grammar, and spelling
Ever wonder how best-selling authors achieved their success? Part of the answer is attention to detail. Professional writers understand the importance of submitting manuscripts to publishers that are as close to error-free as possible. They’ve learned how to catch those annoying typos, inconsistencies, and inaccuracies. And they know that although the content of a manuscript is of primary importance, if the punctuation, usage, grammar, and spelling aren’t correct, the message may get lost or misunderstood. Whether you’re planning to self-publish or attract a commercial publisher, this book will give you the definitive answers you can count on to polish your manuscript and make it shine. And if you’re an aspiring or established editor, this book will help you proofread your clients’ manuscripts according to the industry-standard guidelines.