Writing Resource of the Day: Fonts!

That’s right, fonts! If you’re serious about writing, odds are you know better than to distract yourself by messing around with fonts — though you may do it anyway from time to time (guilty!). However, there is one occasion when messing with your font is a good idea: proofreading. According to author Keith Donohue (who, by the way, wrote his entire first novel on the subway on the way to and from work), changing your font before reading over your manuscript can help you catch things that you wouldn’t otherwise see. It makes errors that didn’t look out of place before jump out. This is especially useful when your manuscript has gotten long enough that printing it out is a major drain.

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  1. I do something like this with my blog posts. I always read it in the preview window to see it differently and then I go back and forth to the edit page to make the changes I can see I need.

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