It is why pencils got erasers, computers got cut and paste and people got words saying I am sorry.
The other day I typed a message wishing everyone on my email list a Happy Thursday It was Friday.
Oops. I made a miskate. ;]
And, I didn't realize it until it was too late. Because I had already hit send.
After typing your work, before you hit send, push back from your desk, and take a walk, even if it is only a short stroll into your kitchen to wash a fork, or rinse your coffee cup. If you are working at a cafe', take a break. When you return to your work, begin again. Read, read, read. You will be amazed what errors a fresh set of eyes will discover, and the sigh of relief you will breathe knowing you caught that misplaced comma or mistaken day of the week.
"I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best."--Marilyn Monroe
Now, go write something.
I dare you.
See you in print,
Linda Della Donna
"...Come journal with me, your book is yet to be."