Tag Archives: Proof-reading

the proofreading – book update

Barbara and I have just finished the first round of fine-grained proofing on the type-set version of our new “Detox your writing” book. Because we’ve done this proofing lark three times before, we now have a set routine. We first work … Continue reading

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tactics for proof-reading

I am one of the world’s worst at proof-reading my own work. I’m quite good at revising, but not so good at the final checks. Regular readers of this blog will sometimes spot the odd proofreading omission  – the good news … Continue reading

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the mystery of the typo solved?

The other day I made a big mistake. I looked at one of my journal articles that had recently been published. Almost immediately I spotted a typo on the first page. First thought – oh no, how could I have … Continue reading

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