Let’s be honest, proofreading is never going to be a strong point of yours. But there are times you cannot avoid this. These tips will help with the main issues: ◗ Write short sentences: one idea, one sentence. Check your work for any sentences that are 4 lines or more long. Are there two ideas here? If so, split them up into 2 sentences. ◗ Read it out loud: you will often be able to hear mistakes you cannot see. Use assistive technology text-to-speech (TTS) software to do this for you. Try Google Chrome extension Speak It, ClaroSpeak, or NaturalReader. ◗ Spelling: try to pick the right one, of course, but then be consistent. Your reader will forgive an error, but swapping between versions will just get on their nerves. Use assistive technology to help (see below).
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