Tips for proofreading your manuscript
Proofreading goes hand in hand with the editing phase of creating your manuscript. Here are some simple tricks for carefully proofreading shorter works, and advice on tackling the proofreading of longer novel-length manuscripts.
Past and present tense
Past tense narrative, with present tense character dialogue, has been common practice for a long time. But writers have been experimenting with tense, especially in shorter works and literary fiction. Selecting the tense for your story is something to consider early on in the process.
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