Typos and Errors in Indie-Published Manuscripts

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Nina Soden

I originally published this article as a guest author at http://timothy-oullette.blogspot.com/ and http://www.timouellette.com on August 8, 2014, but I felt that the information was important enough that I wanted it in my blog feed as well. I hope you enjoy my take on Typos and Errors in Indie-Published Manuscripts. You can let me know what you think by leaving a comment below.


Are typos in a book a big deal?

Of course they are – to some extent! Typos happen. Typos happen in books that are self-published and traditionally published. Typos happen to new authors and seasoned authors. Typos happen in eBooks and print books. It doesn’t matter how many people you have edit, proof read, re-read, etc. there is always a chance a typo (or two – or three – or four) is going to slip through. Does that mean the world is over, the author should never write again, or that the…

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3 thoughts on “Typos and Errors in Indie-Published Manuscripts

    Margaret Lynette Sharp said:
    January 4, 2015 at 6:50 am

    A few typos in a book isn’t a big deal. I can accept it easily as part of being human. But a large number sends a different message…


    Carol Balawyder said:
    January 4, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    I’ve just tried a sample of the prowritingaid…It’s really neat but requires a lot of patience, as any editing does. Thanks for this, Jo. 🙂


    Free Editing | Carol Balawyder said:
    January 16, 2015 at 4:38 pm

    […] a neat editing tool which I recently discovered while paying a visit to Jo Robinson’s blog. Jo is an eclectic blogger and also one who takes helping fellow Indie writers to heart. Her post […]


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