Editing Your Work: Things You Don’t See In Your Own Writing — BookBaby Blog

[J here. The logical question would be whether this is also true of editors who write, and the answer is a qualified yes. I expect an editor to do better in some of these areas, but in others, we too have our blind spots.]
 

By BookBaby author Andre Calilhanna It’s easier to find flaws in someone else’s work than it is in your own. There’s a lot you can do to minimize errors and make your writing shine, but another set of eyes on your work is always a good idea. We’ve posted plenty of advice about the editing…

Editing Your Work: Things You Don’t See In Your Own Writing — BookBaby Blog

2 thoughts on “Editing Your Work: Things You Don’t See In Your Own Writing — BookBaby Blog”

  1. Ha: “I’ve seen characters have the spelling of their names change and even go from she to he in the course of a story.” You would have to question the author’s dedication to the project. Talk about not knowing one’s characters!

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    1. Heh, Jason, thanks for stopping by. I guess that would be a good Dilbert book: Gender Fluidity Has Gone Too Far. I also have seen spellings fluctuate, which tells me where the state of proofreading is.

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