Why spell check doesn’t always work…

Due to the amount of Japanese and poetic license we use in The Wharf, a final spell check on the latest edit exposed my word processor’s built-in spellcheck tool as all but useless for this novel.

If you’re writing in another language, being inventive with English, or doing both, you’re going to have to do this manually. Clicking “Ignore Once” or “Ignore All” three or four times per sentence gets old real fast. Sometimes it’s faster to just follow the red. 

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