Catch and Replace

Don’t miss this tool for finding your mistakes.

Want to submit an error-free manuscript? Remember one keyboard shortcut.

Seriously. A few days ago, this simple command enabled me to catch multiple problems I’d missed in my first two editing passes through a book-length manuscript.

The novel told a great story. But the author struggled, as many … Continue reading

Do You Use These Shortcuts?

They’ll save you time as you type.

by Andy Scheer

Fortunately, most word-processing programs contain multiple shortcuts that let you accomplish important tasks without your fingers ever leaving the keys.

I especially missed these features a few weeks ago, while using a page-layout program to typeset a 200-page book. Multiple times on each page … Continue reading