Being fairly new to TheProse., I imagine this is nothing new. Still, maybe it's time again. What tips can you share from which we might benefit as writers? From finding the first word to finding a publisher... what have you got to share?
Proofread out loud
Something I learned many years ago is, when proofreading, read aloud whatever it was that I'd written. Speaking forces me to slow down so I can't skip over mistakes as easily.