Looking for some good proofreading checklists

I found one with good tips on using search/replace:

http://www.fictionfactor.com/guests/agentsubmit.html

Here’s a list of homophones:

http://copywriterscrucible.wordpress.com/2009/09/01/41-commonly-misused-english-words/

From my blogroll, here’s an amazing list of crap that can be snipped from your writing.

http://theeditorsblog.net/2013/01/22/cut-the-flab-make-every-word-count/

She has a lot to say about numbers, too:

http://theeditorsblog.net/2013/01/13/numbers-in-fiction/

I’m working on a style sheet of my own, tailored to the mistakes I make.  When it’s done, I’ll post it.

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