14 Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Dumb

It’s bad enough when you go back over a piece of writing and cringe at an awful mistake you’ve found. But it’s much worse when you go on making the same grammatical errors or spelling mistakes and don’t even know you’re doing anything wrong. They might say that ignorance is bliss, but it’s not so great when you discover that people who have read your work came away thinking that you’re an idiot. Want to keep this from happening to you? Check out this list of common writing mistakes you might be making and learn how to fix them.

14 Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Dumb

Mindy Young, an editor for Online Writing Jobs, got her start as a newspaper copy editor after earning her B.A. from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY. She spent nearly 13 years editing stories, writing headlines, and putting together pages for daily newspapers, and along the way, she also had the opportunity to write food columns and restaurant reviews. After earning a pair of Associated Press awards and a Suburban Newspaper Association award, she left journalism for the world of content marketing, where she puts her skills to work every day for OWJ clients and writers.

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One comment on “14 Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Dumb
  1. Ann says:

    Great job. That’s really interesting post. I want to write it at my educational blog. And of course I hope you’ll not mind.