Getting started is a writing problem that has
the quality of finding my brain is empty.
Finding the finishing point is a writing
problem that has the quality of not knowing when enough is
Preposition errors are errors where I find it
difficult to choose which preposition to use. For example, the
prepositions "by" and "with" or "in" and "of."
Deficiency in supporting information is a
category many students find is a problem. One solution a student
suggested is to brainstorm before writing; another is to use
clustering as a tool. Ask the 5 W's of journalism: who, when,
where, what, and WHY.
Improper punctuation is an error where I
either use too much or too little punctuation.
I make two major errors: the first is word
order in the sentence; the second is spelling. For example, I
spell the word “spelling” with two p’s sometimes and only one l
or the opposite.
Romanian has words that are very similar to
English words, but spelled differently. So, I sometimes spell
them in the Romanian way.
In Portuguese and other Romance languages, it
is common to use many words to say a little.
In different languages the adjectives, for
example, follow the nouns.
Another category is word transposition errors
for words that sound similar to the ear of someone who speaks a
different language. For example, “I’m gonna eat some kitchen
tonight.” She means she will eat “chicken” tonight.
Another category is lack of logic connectors
in my writing. "For example"
is an example of a logic connector. Another logic connector is
the word “but” which indicates a contrast is coming.