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Question: Where is the best place to warn readers about grammar mistakes?

Barely Sofia

I'm from Spain, and my English skills are far from good.

I'm trying to find a proofreader, but until I find someone, I would like to know.

Where is the best place to warn about my poor English skill? I'm publishing a history, it's in English, and I'm doing it in this language because I want to improve, and, practice, is the best way.

On the other side, I don't want a posible reader to be deceived or mad at me for not warning them.

Thank you

Sofi.

Capt. Zapp

@Barely Sofia

Personally I believe the best place is in the story description. I would use a few lines from this post.

I'm from Spain, and my English skills are far from good.

I'm doing it (writing) in this language because I want to improve, and, practice, is the best way.


CZ

Ross at Play
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The site maintains a list of volunteer editors. Enter the Authors/Editors link near the top left of your home page then scroll down one page.

Editors are prompted about once a month to confirm they are still available. They'll describe what they prefer to do and what they won't do.

The better authors on these forums, the ones who sell books on Amazon, etc., all have about three editors. Some editors pick up some things and others different things. So there should be no problem in asking quite a few of the listed volunteers who seem like a good fit for a trial edit of one chapter.

awnlee jawking

@Barely Sofia

Revenge by DeeBee has an Author's Foreword explaining a situation similar to yours. I was happy to see it there and judged the story more leniently because of it.

AJ

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