Writing a novel can be an incredible experience, especially if it’s your first time. When I was working on my first novel, I didn’t think I would ever be able to accomplish finishing it, but I did. I learned a lot throughout the process. As I continue to write through each new novel, skills are being refined, and new lessons are learned.
From my own reader’s and writer’s perspective, here is list of six things I’ve learned and applied to my writing.
Don’t Assume You Know How Your Reader Thinks
Now, this can be done in the right way, but it must be done in a way that gives respect to the reader. I’ve read pieces from peers, and some books, “Now, you must be wondering this because of blah blah.”
The problem with this way of speaking to your readers is assuming you know how they are going to…
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