Tag Archive: proofreading

The Editing Black Hole

So, I’ve been absent for a while – perhaps my longest time absent from the blog ever. The reason? Editing/rewriting/proofreading! I’ve had a couple of trips away (although I was still closeted with my manuscript in Cornwall), and a few other commitments, but generally I’ve spent my time reading, rereading,... read more

Can you still love your book during proofreading?

I am doing the second run of proofreading forĀ  ‘The Piano Player’s Son’. I need to concentrate, be on the alert for small mistakes, things that can so easily escape notice – ‘The Paris in in the spring’ syndrome. I like editing. The really challenging process of creating has taken... read more