MS Word – text to speech…

A productivity/editing tip – did you know that recent versions of MS Word have the ability to read your text back to you? I am finding that an excellent way to catch missing words, repeated words, gender mistakes as I edit etc.

It also has the huge benefit of helping to catch plain boring bits of text – if you are bored listening to a section, why would someone else want to read it?

If you want to try it out, here’s a link for how to set that up:

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