(If you just cannot afford an editor, do this at the very least)
”Proofreading means examining your text carefully to find and correct typographical errors and mistakes in grammar, style, and spelling.”(https://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/Proofreading.html)
The basic idea is to trick your mind so that you don’t get caught up in the story and miss the mistakes.
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Richard L. Wren
IN HIS NEW CAREER AS AN AUTHOR, RICHARD DESCRIBES HIMSELF AS TALL, DARK, HANDSOME AND A LIAR. A FOURTH GENERATION CALIFORNIAN, A SAILOR, FATHER OF FOUR BEAUTIFUL AND SUPPORTIVE DAUGHTERS, AND HUSBAND TO ONE OF THE BEST WIVES OF ALL TIME. [MORE]