Chuck Wendig is a novelist, screenwriter and game designer. And in a recent opportunity to do blind critiques of various submitted manuscripts at the Pike’s Peak Writing Conference, he realized he could make a blog post of the five most common problems he finds in manuscripts. So he did. And I provide a link to it here.
I agree that these are major points to consider in your writing process; as well as admitting that I don’t always hit them all as well as I should. If you’re a writer, you’d do well to take this lesson to heart. (Warning: Some language NSFW)