Tag Archives: Proofreading

Vook, a new distributor and other ebook musings

So, I was reading my Publishers Weekly last week and ran across a big add for Vook. Have you heard of them? They’re a new company like Smashwords: you upload a Word doc or docx or an epub file and … Continue reading

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An Author’s Voice

The more e-books you produce for an Author, the more you become familiar with their “voice”. The words they are apt to use, the punctuation, the italics. This makes proofreading a joy and so much less stressful. I’m doing the … Continue reading

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Raw Scans from a Formatters View

Probably most of you don’t know what a raw scan which has been run through OCR software (Optical Character Recognition) looks like.  Let me just list a few things that a proofreader has to look for: 1) Dropped punctuation, I … Continue reading

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