The Art and Science of Proofreading. Listen…

Purple cast after surgery...a fashion statement. Doing a lot of reading. Dragon software...almost through tutorial...again. It's like proofreading aloud. In the good old days, that's how we proofread Army pubs--two people reading to each other, taking turns, spelling out words, reciting punctuation. Or, if you really were looking for errors, reading it backwards, and spelling out foreign languages letter by letter. It was a grueling, time- consuming art and science, but it really worked.
Purple cast after surgery…a fashion statement. Doing a lot of reading. Dragon software…almost through tutorial…again. It’s like proofreading aloud. In the good old days, that’s how we proofread Army pubs–two people reading to each other, taking turns, spelling out words, reciting punctuation. Or, if you really were looking for errors, reading it backwards, and spelling out foreign languages letter by letter. It was a grueling, time- consuming art and science, but it really worked.

Dragon 12 software

I’m going to be trying Dragon 12 speech to text software in a few days. As long as it gives a workable copy to edit from, I’ll be good to go. I’d never try to go final from it. Maybe it will help with proofreading. I will be looking at it with fresh eyes. The inconsistencies could even be a plus. It will distract my mind and eyes so I have to decipher each word. A new phase of writing and editing. All because I injured my wrist … optimism is a good friend.