“Writing away madly, he made this fatal little mistake.”
Read that headline again. Can you spot the mistake?
Okay, it’s not a mistake, per se, but it’s something that newer writers do all the time, and professional writers don’t.
At least, you don’t see it in published work very often, because editors cut it out like a malignant growth.
Reader beware: This article does a lot of stating opinion as fact.
While this article could be useful for some writers, I encourage you to take it with a grain of salt. Keep in mind that it is ultimately an opinion piece. Just learn what you can from it and let the rest go.