Jaq D. Hawkins is the guest of The Story Reading Ape with a post on that final proofread and how you can still find the odd typo and misstep..
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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