Typos the Copyeditor Fixed - 4/18/11
So we're counting down the days until States of Confusion's official May 10th release (though Amazon has already started selling pre-order copies). I'm obviously done writing at this point, and very happy with the way things turned out... and yet at the same time I can't bear to look at the pages of my review anymore, having read and picked at every sentence nearly a hundred million times. Does that makes sense?

I was amused, however, to recently receive and read a list of the words my dedicated Copyeditor had to go through and fix in my final draft. I guess they make this list and send it to the author for, like, future screw-up reference or something.

Anyway, it's kind of an amusing list. Take a peek!

All words from CE Style Sheet:
SPELLING
A.C. (air conditioning)
bitey
bobblehead
Brie
call-back (n)
Chairman, The
chalupa
Cheez-Its
Chick-fil-A
cop-out (n)
day care
deal breaker
Dustbowlers
e-mail
Everclear
flypaper
forty-niners
froufrou
Game Boy
GoldenEye
Ground Zero
hare-brained
the Imposter
Internet
knuckleballer
Leinenkugel
MacBook
megacorporation
nunchucks
over-competitiveness
Pig íN Poke
porta-potties
the Roadtrip
road-tripping
rule breaker
side effect
southern
Spacemobile
Sprint Mentality
U-haul
United States (n)
U.S. (adj)
Vodkamping
Wappapello
wife-beater
Wonder Bread
worldview

Yup. That pretty much gives you a sense of the book, in a nutshell.

Though I'm kind of embarrassed I apparently got "United States" wrong somewhere.




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