Well, the proof copy of Book Baby 5 aka Shattered Hearts has arrived!
Why is it, when you are happily writing your story that the humble comma slots in sweetly, doesn’t move, doesn’t give you attitude and appears almost innocent?
As its dictionary definition suggests, it is a mere “punctuation mark indicating a pause between parts of a sentence or separating items in a list ” but, the second it appears in print in a physical proof copy, it transforms into …..
I swear these evil little critters have vanished or moved or hidden since I hit upload on that manuscript.
War has been declared!
Let battle – sorry proofreading – commence!