Editing Challenge: How Many Mistakes Can You Spot?

Their are many ways you can loose your readers attention when you write, including spelling mistakes, word chioce and punctuation problems?

How many mistakes can you find in the previous sentence?

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3 Responses to Editing Challenge: How Many Mistakes Can You Spot?

  1. Diana says:

    So true!

  2. Genie says:

    I counted seven:
    1.Use of “Their” when it should be “There”
    2.Use of “Loose” when it should be “lose”
    3.”Readers” should be pluralized as “Reader’s” (attention that belongs to a single reader)
    or ” Readers’ ” (the attention that belongs to many readers)
    4. Unnecessary comma after “write”
    5. Misspelling of “choice”
    6. Missing comma after “choice”
    7. Ending the sentence with a question mark instead of a period

  3. kiernan says:

    Genie is correct, but #6 is not required.

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