Essential Tips for Surviving Movellas

Alright, here's some information you might need for writing your Movellas :)
It makes me sad when I see all these grammatical and spelling errors, so I'm here to help!!

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2. Commonly Misspelled Words

A

Acceptable or Accept (not to be confused with except)

Accidentally (double 'c')

Accommodate

Acquire

A lot

Apparent

Argument

B

Becoming

Before

Beginning (commonly spelled with only one 'n')

Behavior

Believe (commonly misspelled belive)

Benefit

Breathe (breathe is the act of breathing and 'breath' is used in "I took a breath.")

Brilliant

Business (just remember busi-ness)
 

C

Calendar

Category

Ceiling

Cemetery

Certain

Changeable

Chief (not to be confused with 'chef')

Citizen

Collectible (although it may sound like there's an 'a', it's an 'i')

Column (don't forget that 'n' at the end)

Committed (double 'm' and double 't')

Competition

Conscience (just remember con-science)

Conscientious

Conscious (not to be confused with conscience)

Convenience

Criticize

 

D

Decide

Definite

Deposit

Describe

Desperate

Develop or Developed

Difference or Different

Dilemma

Disappear

Disappoint (double 'p' but not double 's')

Discipline

Does

During

 

E

Easily

Eight

Either

Embarrass or Embarrassment (double 'r' and 's')

Equipment (there is no 't' after the 'p')

Exaggerate (double 'g')

Exceed (remember it's -ceed not -cede)

Excellent

Except (this means to exclude not to be confused with accept)

Exercise

Exhilarate

Exist or Existence (there is no 's' after the 'x')

Expect

Experience

Experiment

Explanation

F

Familiar

Fascinating (there is both an 's' and a 'c')

Fiery

Finally (double 'L')

Foreign

Forty (there is no 'u')

Forward

Friend (remember fri-end)

Fundamental

G

Gauge

Generally

Government (remember the 'n' after the 'r')

Grammar

Grateful

Guarantee (there is no 'y' in this word)

Guidance

 

H

Happiness

Harass

Height

Heroes

Hierarchy

Humorous

I

Identity

Ignorance

Imaginary

Imitation

Immediate or Immediately

Incidentally

Independent

Intelligence

Interesting

Invitation

Irrelevant

Irritable

Island

Its/It's (try replacing the word with 'it is', if that makes sense then use it's)

J

Jealous

Jewlery

Judgment

K

Knowledge

L

Laboratory

Leisure

Length

Library

License

Lonliness

Losing

Lying ('I was lying on the couch' and 'She was lying to me')

M

Maintenance

Maneuver

Marriage

Mathematics

Medieval

Medicine

Memento (it's not MO-mento)

Millennium

Miniature

Minute (can mean a time lapse of 60 seconds or something really small)

Misspell (remember mis-spell)

Mysterious

 

N

Naturally

Necessary

Neighbor

Neither

Noticeable

 

O

Occasion or Occasionally

Occurred

Official

Often

Operate

Optimism

Original

Ought

P

Paid

Parallel

Particular

Peculliar

Percieve

Perform

Permanent

Persevere

Personally

Persuade

Picture

Piece

Planning

Pleasant

Political

Possess

Possible

Practical

Prefer

Prejudice

Presence

Privilege (no 'd')

Probably

Professional (double 's')

Promise

Proof

Psychology

 

Q

Quantity

Quarter

Questionnaire

Quiet

Quilt

 

R

Realize

Recieve

Recognize

Recommend

Reference

Religious

Repetition

Restaurant

Rhythm or Rhyme

 

S

Sacrifice

Safety

Schedule

Scissors

Secretary

Separate

Shining

Similar

Sincerely

Soldier

Speech

Stopping

Strength

Studying

Succeed

Successful

Surely

Surprise

 

T

Temperature

Temporary

Their/ They're/ There

(if 'they are' makes sense then use they're)

(if you're talking about a place, use there)

(if you're talking about possession its their)

Through

Toward

Tries

Truly

Twelth

Tyranny

 

U

Until

Unusual

Using

Usually

 

V

Vacuum

Village

  W

Weather/ Whether

(if you're talking about the sun or the rain it's weather)

(if you're talking about choosing it's whether)

Weird

Welcome

Writing

Y

Your (shows possession)

You're (use this if 'you are' makes sense)

 

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