Lay, lie, laying, lain, etc. always get mixed up. It’s hard to keep them straight. So, I’m going to break them down with some examples that’ll hopefully clear everything up. Lay To lay means to put or set something down. The character has a thing in their hand and places it somewhere. Remember that an … More To lay or to lie?
Years ago at my internship, I got to see what was in the bottom drawer: rejected queries. For over an hour, I read query after query. The rejected queries all had repeated mistakes. Here are some of the most common ones: Misspellings One writer wrote aknolegments instead of acknowledgements. Spelling, especially in the writing career, … More 6 common query mistakes