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Can You Spot The Typo?

Why you can’t find errors in your own work and need an editor

McDonald’s window sign, photo by the author

Let’s talk about those typos. The internet is filled with examples, but you only need to look, well, anywhere. Everywhere. Please post some of your favorites in the comments so we can all enjoy them.

Although no one wants to die of a typo, imagine a sloppy physician writing the wrong dosage. That…

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Sandra Wendel

Sandra Wendel

A picky nonfiction editor who helps authors write, polish, and publish their books. Author: Cover to Cover: What First-Time Authors Need to Know about Editing.

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