Proofreader’s Marks Every Writer Should Know

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Grant Snider’s comic tells you about some important new proofing marks

Every writer has gotten back a manuscript full of red squiggles and gone, huh? If your copyeditor is confusing you, check out this comic by cartoonist Grant Snider he recently posted on Twitter:

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