Readers / Reviewers – When is a spelling mistake REALLY a spelling mistake?

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Excellent points here!

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

On a recent post I publishedHERE, authorSally Cronin made a valid point in the comments box “..a note on the UK/US markets – someone bought one of my books in the US in E-version and mentioned that there were some spelling mistakes….. using an ‘s’ instead of a ‘z’ in certain words. Such as ostracise and ostracize. Now that we are promoting our books online further afield it is just a small thing to consider…”.

So, to all Readers and Reviewers on BOTH sides of the North Atlantic Ocean 😀

DO NOT think all spelling ‘mistakes’ are ACTUAL spelling mistakes.

There is a recognisable difference in certain word spellings between British English and North American English – they are a fact of life AND BOTH ARE VALID, so PLEASE make allowance for them.

I do not intend to give examples because there are far too many.

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2 thoughts on “Readers / Reviewers – When is a spelling mistake REALLY a spelling mistake?

    The Story Reading Ape said:
    July 19, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Thanks Jo 😀

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    Margaret Lynette Sharp said:
    July 20, 2014 at 8:26 am

    The differences in spelling should be allowed. 🙂

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