Tsaiko (tsaiko) wrote,

Still reading the dregs of Amazon

So you all know I read terrible, terrible books on my Kindle during my commute.

Today I read one where the author kept trying to say that the main character did pilates. Notice I said try. What the author really said was that the main characters did palates. The first time I thought it was a typo. By the 2nd time I realized it wasn't. The author substituted palates every time she meant pilates. I can only assume it was because her spellchecker didn't recognize the words pilates (much like the spellchecker in Firefox doesn't like when I use it here).

If you can't afford an editor, beta readers are the next best thing. Yes, this does make me a hypocrite. No, I don't care, because I'm not asking people to pay money for my story.
Tags: books, fail, grammar nazi, no just no, wtf

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