Common writing mistakes

The 5 Most Common Mistakes I See in Beginners’ Manuscripts

May 3, 2016

It doesn’t sound fair. It doesn’t seem right. But here’s a dirty little secret of the writing life you need to hear: Any veteran editor can tell within two minutes whether they’re going to reject your manuscript. It takes longer to decide whether they’ll recommend it for purchase, of course, but—sad to say—it can, and […]

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