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Beginners: Trust your inner editor

As writers, we tend to be perfectionists but sometimes, you’ve just got to let it go, says Adrian Magson

There’s nothing more likely to put a serious dent in your day than spotting a typo… after you’ve sent off your pristine submission letter and manuscript to an agent or editor. Even after all the re-reads and edits, endless scans to spot any errant commas or bloopers, you missed the blighter. And there it sits, taunting you with a big, fat grin on its face.

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