Scanning a paragraph and moving on to the next one is not proofreading.
Hello, bloggers, students and writers. I’ve done it and you have done it. You write something and then go over it and then send it off. Bad news.
Are you serious about being a better writer? If you answer yes, you must not scan any longer. You must look at each sentence and ask yourself these questions. Is this the right word? Is this word spelled correctly? Is it the right word in the right place? Are all the words in the sentence in the right order? Does the sentence have the right punctuation? Is the meaning of the sentence clear? Does the sentence flow into the next sentence?
This is how you proofread a story, an article or your homework.
Ha ha ha.
Being a good writer means you do more than just throw a bunch of words down and scan them and send them off.
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