Four Common Mistakes that will Drive your Editor or Reader Mad!

Thank you for this information, I will truly use these tips while editing my own manuscripts.

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Whether I’m editing an unpublished manuscript or reading an already-on-the-market book, I find myself reaching for the red pen a bit too much these days.

Considering that most writers utilize some form of word processing program to write their novels (gone are the days of the hand-scribbled manuscripts), some of these mistakes are unacceptable. Of course, not even the spelling & grammar checker can catch all mistakes, which is why editors have not been pushed out of the market yet. Sometimes, you just need a good eye to locate the blatant mistakes that – although they have eluded the author – will leap off the page and smack your reader in the face.

Here is a quick run-down of the most annoying mistakes currently plaguing manuscripts across the world:


Nothing bothers me more than incorrect spelling. Some readers may not catch this, but if you have intelligent readers –…

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About ann Harrison-Barnes Author

I am a Christian author and a professional content writer who is totally blind. I also love to write about inspirational topics, such as spirituality, music, and anything else that my little heart desires. This includes character interviews, book reviews, and even a story or two. I write professional blog posts, landing pages and other materials for the word matters blog at, and a company called rushcube. If anyone wants to find out more about my writing, or if you need a freelance content writer, please email me at
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