I find when I write, there are times the way I phrase a sentence seems to be correct, then turns out unacceptable when read a second time.
For example: I’d eat lobster every day if I could afford to.
The proper way: If I could afford lobster, I’d eat it every day.
I catch a lot of these mistakes when doing edits and rewrites. I call it, “backward dyslexia in reverse.”
In order to understand this phenomenon, we must first realize that everyone is different. At the same time, we must not forget the similarities we find in each another. These situations are based on normality and since what we are referring to is normal, it becomes relative. Since relative can mean anything from tooth picks to steamships, we find ourselves confused, disoriented and just plain out of sorts.
So watch those sentence structures and you’ll be that much closer to a published author…relatively speaking.