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CHECK CHECK CHECK

Proofreading is a necessary part of the life of a published writer. Avoid typos and proofing glitches with the help of eagle-eyed Margaret James

I’ve never read a published novel, including those I’ve written myself, that didn’t contain at least one typo or glitch. It’s so easy for these to sidle past even the most vigilant author, editor and proofreader. There’s something about checking through a long work of fiction that seems to induce a fugue state in most of us. Whenever I’m proofreading I find myself yawning, too.

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How do you follow up one of the biggest books of the decade? The Girl on the Train author Paula Hawkins tells us about changing tracks and writing the book that matters to you in our star interview. What do editors want? There can't be anyone in a better position to tell you than debut novelist Anna Pitoniak, who worked as a Big Five editor before landing her book deal. How is your year's writing plan going? As 2017 hits the halfway mark, we help you stay on target. Look for leads, find the most up-to-date markets for your work and enter the latest writing competitions, with more than £50,000 in writing prizes, in the Writers' News pages, packed with news you can use.

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