REBLOG: 6 Quick Proofreading Tips

Posted: March 15, 2014 in Writing

Six quick tips on proofreading. Helpful for when you edit your writing.
Reblogged from Linda Taylor, freelance copyeditor and proofreader, professor in the Professional Writing Department at Taylor University, and boardmember of the Midwest Writers Workshop.

Linda Taylor: Writer, Editor, Speaker

AND . . . . today is National Proofreading Day. I will celebrate by . . . proofreading! Today I am also reposting a blog I wrote last year on March 8.

What a busy week! We had National Grammar Day on March 4, and today, March 8, is National Proofreading Day. For someone like me who lives this stuff on a daily basis, it’s downright exciting!

The day is devoted to “mistake-free writing” and projecting “a professional image with well-written documents that are 100 percent accurate.” Started by Judy Beaver at The Office Pro, this day is designated because it was her mother’s birthday—and her mother loved to correct errors.

As I noted earlier this week in my post about National Grammar Day, I’m not a total grammar geek but I do care about the correct usage of our language, and I’ve made a living for many years…

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