I started out my professional career with a red pencil in my hand at a law book publisher, working on stacks of galleys and page proofs. I had no knowledge of the law but an intuitive knowledge of proper grammar and spelling as well as a bit of an OCD compulsion. It was a winning combination.

Here’s an update on an editor’s favorites from Illustrator Grant Snider:

proofreaders-marks_sniderMore stuff here…have a go…