I’ve just spent a few weeks as a judge in a self-published book contest, and I plowed through a mountain of books. I saw a huge variety of talent and writing style that made me really happy. But there were other things, bad things, I saw over and over again. And over and over and over. And they’re the same things I see every year.
Want to know the most common mistakes in punctuation, writing and formatting that keep me, and possibly agents, publishers and readers from falling in love with your book? Have a listen.