Editing Tips from Douglas Gibson (#9)

Every two weeks we’re sharing tips for editors from the desk of Douglas Gibson. Good for those starting out or old hands who need a reminder, these reminders form an engaging guide for sharp-eyed wordsmiths.

Tip #9

Precise copy editing and proofreading are both very important, as “Dr. Douglas Victim, The rapist” will tell you, with some bitterness.

Missed the previous tips? Check out Tip #1, Tip #2, Tip #3Tip #4, Tip #5, Tip #6, Tip #7, and Tip #8.

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