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Monday, April 18, 2011

Why I Love Editing, Proofreading and Other Dull Subjects

Oh, oh, oh! Visitors and subscribers to this blog absolutely must see this video. Once viewed, you will decide to learn more about editing on your own, rely less on your spell checker and editors (though, of course, you'll still want to get the best editors for your work. Ahem!).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OonDPGwAyfQ&feature=player_embedded

Thanks to my Facebook and writing friend Bonnie Parmenter for finding this for me!
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Carolyn Howard-Johnson edits, consults. and speaks on issues of publishing. Find her The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success (How To Do It Frugally series of book for writers). Learn more about her other authors' aids at www.howtodoitfrugally.com/writers_books.htm , where writers will find lists and other helps including Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips on the Resources for Writers page. She blogs on all things publishing (not just editing!) at her Sharing with Writers blog. She tweets writers' resources at www.twitter.com/frugalbookpromo . Please tweet this post to your followers. We all need a little help with editing. (-:

1 comment:

Bonnie Parmenter said...

I am glad to see that spell-check can not only make your life more frustrating and complicated but more hysterically funny! Thanks, Carolyn.

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