Using Word Grammar Checker because you like being pummeled, as do I

As well as checking your spelling, Word can check your grammar. This is an automated option, so it’s not for everyone, and can be a bit of a blunt instrument, but if you know you have a weakness in a particular area, it can be really helpful. Why does Word check grammar? One of the […]

via Checking your grammar and writing style using Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 — LibroEditing proofreading, editing, transcription, localisation

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2 thoughts on “Using Word Grammar Checker because you like being pummeled, as do I

    • Hi Liz! You’re welcome. Writers need stuff like this to keep us honest and keep the editors from going crazy. I mean, with these tools, you needn’t ever have a comma splice in your manuscript. I cannot conceive of self-published writers who eschew an editor not using this tool, at least once, to take a look at what should be fixed in the first pass. But… I read authors who do not use this. I know, because they have comma splices.

      Heck, it caught a few of those pesky comma splices in my own MS. And if I never copped to it in here, no one would ever know.

      Plus, this lets editors do more important things than fixing bad grammar. So many books would benefit from doing this one thing…

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