Writing Prompt: Proofreading

Proofreading: Writing Prompt at Fifteen Minutes Of Fiction. Create a short piece of writing that fits the writing prompt.

Writing Prompt: Proofreading

Writing prompt If you've visited Laura's game Proof It! on her proofreading site, you know that there are many easy mistakes to make in writing, like using "they're" when you meant "there" or "their," or putting an apostrophe in "its" when you don't intend it to be a contraction.

Write a funny or serious story in which a bit of incorrect grammar, punctuation or word usage results in an awkward or surprising situation.

(For additional reading on this subject, Doug and Laura recommend Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation)

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