I am a decent writer, and I know my limitations. I find my best work comes when I proofread my writing and then I have someone else read my copy to me. It becomes painfully clear as I want to correct the reader and insert words I know belong and remove words that aren’t needed. I think this is a great editing tool and I found a way to do this without bothering my friends. I have my Macbook Pro read to me with Apple’s text to speech feature in Leopard.
Here is how I do it: