ABOUT THIS BOOK
This book was born out of a desire to see better-quality writing achieved by as many people as possible. Its main objective is to equip people with enough skills to be the first to catch the errors in their writing. Hence, the title Catch it first
There is a pressing need for a handy resource like this to bridge a knowledge gap, especially for those who, ordinarily, would not know how to go through the
detailed process of editing and proofreading their writing. Considering that we Live in times of nonstop content creation, this book is a must-have.
Catch-it-first is a compilation of knowledge gained from reading, university, training, work, and several courses, over the years. It does not attempt to re-invent the wheel; rather, it simplifies key aspects of editing and proofreading for a non-editorial audience, making it an easy-to-use resource for achieving polished writing. It
contains worksheets to allow readers to test their knowledge and provides some guidance on citation and referencing.
The book is for anyone who would like to learn how to edit and proofread their own work-writers, authors, students, bloggers, professionals, and every person that writes! It can also serve as a refresher for editors and proofreaders.