Re: Proofreading your own material

Subject: Re: Proofreading your own material
From: Ken Poshedly <poshedly -at- bellsouth -dot- net>
To: Rick Quatro <rick -at- rickquatro -dot- com>, "'Meryl R. Cohen'" <merylster -at- gmail -dot- com>, 'techwr-l List' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2015 08:22:26 -0800

Raphael,

Every word separately from the end then the word before it then the word before it and so forth.

forth so and it before word the then it before word the then end the from separately word Every

-- Ken in Atlanta



On Saturday, February 14, 2015 11:17 AM, Rick Quatro <rick -at- rickquatro -dot- com> wrote:


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>Because one of the staff proofreaders didn't sign off on it.
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>From: Meryl R. Cohen [mailto:merylster -at- gmail -dot- com]
>Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2015 10:33 AM
>To: Rick Quatro; techwr-l List
>Subject: Re: Proofreading your own material
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>"Fired for proofreading your own material"!?
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>Why, and would they know anyway?
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>Meryl
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>On Saturday, February 14, 2015, Rick Quatro <rick -at- rickquatro -dot- com> wrote:
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>This may be a good idea for amateur writers responding in comments, but
>dangerous for professionals. I have worked at places where you will get
>fired for proofreading your own material. On another note, replying to
>idiots is usually fruitless, regardless of how good your spelling is.
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>Rick Quatro
>Carmen Publishing Inc.
>585-366-4017
>rick -at- frameexpert -dot- com <javascript:;>
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>Subject: Proofreading your own material
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>Newly discovered (or rediscovered) proofing technique may be of aid to lone
>tech writers.
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>My wife has recently become a prolific contributer to a couple of amateur
>science blogs. She has noticed that in the heat of responding to
>idiots////// people with whom she disagrees she can make errors. The most
>difficult kind is typing one valid word where a different one was intended.
>Recently she wrote "leave" instead of "live".
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>She's found a proofreading technique that I'd never considered. She copies
>and pastes her material into LibreOffice and changes the font size! The
>bigger size is easier to read and moreover it now looks like something
>written by someone else!
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References:
Proofreading your own material: From: Peter Neilson
RE: Proofreading your own material: From: Rick Quatro
Re: Proofreading your own material: From: Meryl R. Cohen
RE: Proofreading your own material: From: Rick Quatro

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