DIY Editing

One More DIY Editing Tool: Hard Copy

Nothing beats the benefit of a good editor to point out plot holes, sagging middles and blurry character development. I wouldn’t publish without one. I rely on three electronic tools to help me polish my manuscript, Word proofing options and fabulous websites and the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Read Out Loud function. Another favourite tool isn’t electronic. It’s a print copy of […]

My #3 Favourite DIY Editing Tool: Acrobat Read Out Loud

Nothing beats the benefit of a good editor to point out plot holes, sagging middles and blurry character development. I wouldn’t publish without one. But for spell checking, grammar checking and copy editing, I rely on three electronic tools to help me polish my manuscript. I’ve already talking about Word proofing options and fabulous websites. My third favourite […]

My #2 Favourite DIY Editing Tool: Websites

For pointing out gaping plot holes, sagging middles and uneven character development, nothing beats the eagle eyes of a good editor. I wouldn’t publish without one. But for spell checking, grammar checking and copy editing, I rely on three electronic tools to help me polish my manuscript. My top fave is Word proofing options which I discussed […]

My #1 Favourite DIY Editing Tool: Word Proofing Options

For pointing out gaping plot holes, sagging middles and uneven character development, nothing beats the eagle eyes of a good editor. I wouldn’t publish without one. But for spell checking, grammar checking and copy editing, I rely on three electronic tools to help me polish my manuscript. This post takes a closer look at what Word has […]