Maybe the writer had a lisp...
"If you don't want to work your ass off, you have no business trying to write well; settle back into competency and be grateful you have even that much to fall back on."--Stephen King, On Writing
Bad translations provide endless fodder for the grammatically inclined...
"If you want to write, you get to, but you probably won't be able to get very far if you don't start trying to get over your perfectionism."--Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird
Erm...looks like the editor needs to be edited...
I love this--just when you think you've read enough about "show, don't tell," something like this comes along...I'm a sucker for concrete examples. One of the first pieces of advice most writers have beaten into them is “Show don’t tell.” The reason this advice is hammered home so hard is because it is, in fact, … Continue reading What’s a McDonald’s? Handling Exposition when you have to Tell Instead of Show. — The Home of Alex Raizman
"While it is impossible to make a competent writer out of a bad writer, and while it is equally impossible to make a great writer out of a good one, it is possible, with lots of hard work, dedication, and timely help, to make a good writer out of a merely competent one."--Stephen King, On Writing
Spell check is not your friend.
"Perfectionism will ruin your writing, blocking inventiveness and playfulness and life force...Perfectionism means that you try desperately not to leave so much mess to clean up. But clutter and mess show us that life is being lived."--Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird