Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

10 Things that Red-Flag a Newbie Novelist

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Beginning novelists are like Tolstoy’s happy families. They tend to be remarkably alike. Certain mistakes are common to almost all beginners. These things aren’t necessarily wrong, but they are difficult to do well—and get in the way of smooth storytelling.They also make it easy for professionals—and a lot of readers—to spot the unseasoned newbie.

 

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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

One thought on “10 Things that Red-Flag a Newbie Novelist

  1. Excellent! Thank you for reposting. Lots of great information.

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