This site has a list of ten common mistakes writers make. It seems geared more towards fiction writing than academic, but the site has some good suggestions nonetheless. Kind of an aside, but I’m tired of people using the phrase “show don’t tell.” That was probably witty back in 1963 when someone uttered it during a writing conference in California, but it’s getting kinda old.
Wow…that was a little venomous.
This person is trying to sell a haunted bra on eBay. Be sure to read the descriptions. They’re the funniest part.