Lea Schizas - Author/Editor said...
Tom, I'm with you on the good writing part. Although I close my eye to a missing comma before 'too', as a reviewer I've come across novels that literally made me cry and say, "Why didn't you get an editor?"
December 12, 2009 4:38 PM
Thanks, Lea. I don't worry that much about commas, either. I'm more interested in mangled syntax, misspellings and incorrect information. I hate it when a writer doesn't do proper research or doesn't back-read his/her stories for mistakes (or hire an editor to find them).
I recently found several mistakes near the end of an novel, and I cringed. That just shouldn't have happened.
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