The Final Proof Read – Guest Post by Jaq D Hawkins…

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I’ve recently been uploading a new book to KDP after going over each chapter many times and making sure I got all the formatting right. This was a paperback, so I used their previewer to check through the pages. First impression: Yay! All looks good! Pictures all laid out properly and everything.

So, in anticipation of formatting the e-book, I thought it might be wise to give the whole thing a final proof read. It’s redundant by then of course, how many times have I been over each of those chapters?

And how many amateur mistakes can I make after seven years of indie publishing?

A lot, apparently. The first thing I noticed when I examined the paperback preview more closely was that I had neglected to enter the page numbers. So, back to correct the file…

Then on the second upload I found a paragraph in the front matter…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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2 Responses to The Final Proof Read – Guest Post by Jaq D Hawkins…

  1. Thanks for sharing, Sue 🤗❤️🤗


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