e_moon60 (e_moon60) wrote,

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Things that make you glad you read the ms. one more time...

Or, why you can't depend on spell-check or grammar check.

"She had to kill a Marshal back in spring, before you got her," is not the same as "She had to kill a Marshal back in spring, before you got here." 

One little letter.  So much wrong with its absence.

Read your manuscript again. 

Tags: revision, the writing life

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