What are proofreaders marks?
Proofreading marks (also called proofreaders’ marks) are symbols and notations for correcting typeset pages. The proofreader places these marks in the margins and in corresponding lines of text. A slash separates marginal marks that appear on the same line. Marginal. Mark.
What do you do when proofreading?
Proofreading is the final stage of the editing process, focusing on surface errors such as misspellings and mistakes in grammar and punctuation. You should proofread only after you have finished all of your other editing revisions.
Can you proofread your own work?
However, you can also improve your writing skills dramatically when you edit and proofread your own work because you start to see the errors you make, see words that you always misspell, and learn to correct yourself as you write. So, editing or proofreading your own work is never going to be easy.
Is proofread one or two words?
English grammar hints and tips proof reading [spelling as two words] proof-reading [hyphenated compound noun] proofreading [closed compound spelling as one word]