Monday, May 10, 2010

Proofread... and proofread again

At a writing conference this weekend, a woman handed me her business card and urged me to keep her in mind if I needed an editor for my next manuscript. I looked at her card. Her title read, "Writer and Edtior."

I thought the mistake inexcusable. And then I noticed that one of my handouts featured a glaring typo of its own.

I know it's difficult to proofread your own work, but does anyone out there have an idea on how to do a better job of it? Sugestions apreciatd.


  1. no. so very hard when the mind is willing to read words in where none are...

    that's where one's sense of humor and humility must kick in.

    let me go look for mine.

  2. Read it outloud