Internet trolls comment on them. Print readers circle them in red pen. Journalists remember them (then discard the pitches in which they appear).
Right or wrong, readers hold professional writers to nearly impossible standards of accuracy and clarity. Spelling errors and grammatical mistakes steal the audience’s attention from an otherwise-compelling piece and undermine the integrity of the writer. In flawed pieces, the opportunity for clicks, shares and subscribers can be lost.
Don’t let writing errors come between you and your audience. Insist on getting noticed—in the best possible way.
Our free guide, 10 Tips for Elevating Your Writing will help you to avoid embarrassing mistakes and start you on the path to writing striking prose and powerful stories. It will provide a clear, simple checklist for evaluating your work and maintaining the level of excellence that your readers demand.