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Old 09-19-2011, 05:32 AM   #48
Sil_liS
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Originally Posted by kjk View Post
4th grade grammar and correct spelling aren't what editors are for.
Yes, but the comment that I replied to was:
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Originally Posted by elcreative View Post
If you write it then you don't do more than rough proof it with spellchecks and read through but the result will not be good because, as the author, you know what is supposed to be there and your mind will gloss of over errors and see what you expect to see... proofreading is a skilled occupation and not a casual "well, I can read so I'll proof this" past time... this is self evident in the ever growing number of appallingly proofed books appearing from everybody ranging through big pubs to indies and one-offs.
Everybody makes a big deal out of the fact that authors can't see their own spelling mistakes.
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