How To: Proofread Your Manuscript

Hello, and welcome to How To Wednesday.

After a few weeks of neglecting my poor blog, I decided to return with a How To that I hope many will find useful, How To Proofread Your Manuscript.

Firstly, let me give my opinion on this subject. You need a professional proofreader!

I know many will tell you, you don’t, and it’s more important to, get your work out there. Personally, I think this is wrong for a number of reasons.

1. No one can spot all their own mistakes.

2. The last thing you want is for your first review to be a bad one because of incorrect grammar.

3. No matter how good your grammar is, I promise you, there will be mistakes.

I can name many more reasons, but I won’t. This post is not about telling you, you must have a proofreader. It’s about helping you if…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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One Response to How To: Proofread Your Manuscript

  1. Brilliant tips and hints! I like to have some beta reader to help me with that matter, sometimes they are also precious for giving suggestions about “confused” ideas…
    Thank you for sharing with us! :-)c

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