If you landed on this page, chances are you attended my March 13 workshop on editing and proofreading. Thank you!


Here you will find the resources mentioned during our session.

Freshen Your Eyes; It’s Time to Revise – Description of the writing process and tips for revision.

Proofreading Tips, Tricks & Tools – Some of my go-tos!

The MS Word Editor: Going beyond Spellcheck – Grammar, conciseness, inclusiveness, and more.

The Automatic Table of Contents: Your Secret Writing Weapon and Word Tip: The Navigation Pane – These tools are useful in assessing your document’s structure, moving parts of your document, and moving around the document (such as books!).

If you’d like more tips for “micro” editing, check out fiction editor Kris Spisak’s books Get a Grip on Your Grammar and The Novel Editing Workbook. Kris and I and poet/writer/editor Rita Lewis will be talking about story and its impact on writing and editing at noon on Friday, March 19. Details here–would love to have you join us!

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