Top ten writing mistakes

  1. Not clear what your writing is for or about
  2. No illustrations
  3. Doesn't get to the point quickly enough
  4. Not easy for different readers to find the information they want
  5. Lacking in hard facts
  6. The structure suits the writer but not the reader
  7. Incomprehensible language (passive, vague, jargon)
  8. Doesn't answer obvious questions the reader may have
  9. Headings and captions contain no useful information
  10. Boring