How can I proofread without missing errors?

When I’m proofreading…

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I read like a small child.

πŸ—£οΈ I read the words aloud.

🐒I read them slowly.

πŸ‘†I follow along with my finger.

I find this particularly helpful when reading sentences with a lot of two/three letter words in them.

Our eyes can gloss over these all too easily.

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🌊The tide is on its way in.

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🏝️All I want to do is get back to the island.

It’s my strategy for making sure that there are no missing words.

And it works. βœ”οΈ

πŸ”ŽTry it next time you want to double check that something you’ve written is right.

Published by clairecherryedits

CherryEdits.com Proofreading | copyediting indie fiction. Ask about my popular proof-editing service. CIEP IM.

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