When I was a cub copy editor, I learned a simple fact-checking technique that is still one of my favorites today.
It may seem unimportant, but if you don’t use this technique and fail to catch a certain type of mistake, you could set yourself up for extra work later.
This is one of my favorites because it demonstrates that reviewing your copy and content for accuracy goes beyond checking for proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Check for day/date discrepancies
I told you it’s simple.
Whenever you see a day of the week and a date in your text, check that the day …read more