Thursday, April 18, 2013
The ten most common writing mistakes
Proofing, improper word use, word choice, tense changes, special applications, copy and paste, long sentences, fragments, general statements, slang and abbreviations.
The top ten newbie author mistakes: lack of editing, dull writing, irrelevant detail, poor word choice, reliance on clichés, no sense of place, no shape or structure, poor dialogue skills, lack of technical knowledge.
This article concentrates on the business side of writing. And if you want to succeed as a writer, you do need to treat it as a business.
Procrastination, editing while you write, being too picky, overbooking, not giving your work time, not knowing what you’re worth, not saving money, not marketing your services, not following up, underestimating the client relationship.
And the top ten grammar errors.
Helen is available to line edit and/ or content edit fiction and non-fiction. Rates on application.