Indicating mistyped words in review

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kfwilson6
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Indicating mistyped words in review

Post by kfwilson6 » 22 Aug 2018, 13:42

Every now and then I will use an example from a book I am reviewing of a word the author used and the word the author should have used. For instance, the author typed braced rather than embraced.
What is the proper way to include these words?

The author typed "braced" instead of "embraced."
The author typed 'braced' instead of 'embraced.'
The author typed braced instead of embraced.

Note to my kind-hearted friends using British English, I'm asking from an American English standpoint. I just point this out because i know quotation marks are usually reversed with direct quotes getting a single quotation mark.

Thank you to anyone who can clarify.

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Post by CatInTheHat » 22 Aug 2018, 14:34

I use quotation marks to make it clear.
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Post by kfwilson6 » 22 Aug 2018, 16:15

CatInTheHat wrote:
22 Aug 2018, 14:34
I use quotation marks to make it clear.
Thank you. I wasn't sure if for some reason that was considered incorrect. I had an editor tell me I need inverted commas so I wanted to get some other feedback, as I couldn't find a clear answer online.

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