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proofread

proof·read

 (pro͞of′rēd′)
v. proof·read (-rĕd′), proof·read·ing, proof·reads
v.tr.
To read (copy or proof) in order to find errors and mark corrections.
v.intr.
To read copy or proof for purposes of error detection and correction.

proof′read′er n.

proofreading

(ˈpruːfˌriːdɪŋ)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) the act of reading (copy or printer's proofs) to detect and mark errors to be corrected
Translations

proofreading

[ˈpruːfˌriːdɪŋ] Ncorrección f de pruebas

proofreading

[ˈpruːfˌriːdɪŋ] ncorrezione f di bozze
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And of course there are the proofreader's marks themselves, that handy shorthand for correction.
It also offers a compendium of writers resources, including questions to ask agents, benchmark figures for royalties and advances, sample publisher's writer's guidelines, organizations for writers, software for writers, and proofreader's marks.
Drawing road-maps to show how paragraphs should be arranged and fine-tuning copy with little proofreader's marks gave me good eye-hand coordination.