Calendario 30 / July / 2018 Cantidad de comentario 3 Comentarios

The Importance of Proofreading Blog Post Why You Should Proofread Your WorkI alwas proofread. I live writing. Is it so fun! I mom good at it.


Did that sentence make sense? Absolutely not! That is why it is important to proofread.


Proofreading your work is SO repetitive, and quite frankly, we get it. It can be really annoying! However, it is so important to always proofread your work.

Why should I proofread my work?


Proofreading is important because it is the only way that you can truly ensure that your work is flawless before submitting it or publishing it. It is not enough to simply rely on Spellcheck or Frequently, automated tools miss advanced errors, and sometimes they even miss simple errors too. If you constantly rely on technology to edit your work for you, you’ll never learn how to do it yourself, and you may end up submitting work with a ton of missed mistakes. Additionally, by manually proofreading, you are subconsciously rereading your writing and internalizing it, which allows you to evaluate the quality of the work. It also sharpens your proofreading skills, and proofreading is an important skill to have as a true writer.


Ok fine! I’ll proofread it. Should I do it all at once?

NO! DO NOT PROOFREAD ONCE AND WALK AWAY EXPECTING YOUR WORK TO BE PERFECT! When you are proofreading your work, it is important to do it in short intervals, or even multiple times. If you sit down once to proofread your work and then expect it to be perfect, you are only fooling yourself. There is no way that you can find and correct every error in your work in just one sitting. It is important to proofread in increments. This allows your brain to take a break and refresh before sitting back down to continue proofreading. By taking breaks when you proofread, you optimize your brainpower and are likely to find more mistakes than if you sit and try to proofread an entire work in one sitting.

Additionally, it can become very frustrating when you are trying to perfect a work and keep finding that it is not perfect. If you take frequent breaks when you are proofreading, you will prevent yourself from growing frustrated quickly and you’ll have a clearer mind. With a clearer mind, you’re more likely to find the errors in your work!


Moral of the story? PROOFREAD! It is important, and you cannot rely on a computer to do it for you! Finally, TAKE BREAKS! You don’t need to perfect your work in one sitting. Happy writing!

3 Responses to “Why You Should Proofread Your Work”
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    Min Kyu Kim

    Yes exactly, Proofreading is a very essential ingredient of effective content writing. Proofreading process assures to deliver your content well amongst readers.
    One thing should be kept in mind after you get finished with your writing, one should take a break or just walk away for a few minutes. Refocusing your brain could make a difference in reading what the document actually says.

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    Shammy Peterson

    It made sense to me when you said that proofreading could ensure a writer that everything is flawless before submitting it or publishing it. This gives me the idea of how important editing service providers are not only for writers who may need help but also for big companies. I could imagine how an editing company could ensure that all the papers that they will publish have substantiative content and are free from any errors.

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    Shammy Peterson

    You got my attention when you said that you could ensure that your work is flawless by proofreading your work. This is something that must be considered by my son so he can complete his school research well. He said that he wants to ensure that he has used appropriate words and sentences on his papers to ensure a good school grade, so I will ask him to hire a proofreader.

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