Do a synonym check. Go through the manuscript and look for synonym errors. You would be surprised how many errors a writer can make. It is not that us authors don’t know the difference between too, two, and to…but when we get writing too fast, mistakes happen.

Here is a partial list of common synonyms.

too-two-to, your-you’re, their-there-they’re, rode-road, where-wear, its-it’s, …..and the list goes on….

If you’re using Microsoft Word, you can use the Find button to help you search for these terms. Ctrl-F

As you come across synonym errors, make a list for future use of the ones that seem to catch you up most frequently.