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ASHLEY’S DREAM Author B.R. Kingsolver Shares 10 Things Aspiring Writers Should Know (and a Giveaway!)

YES to #3 especially! 10 things you wish every aspiring writer would know: All writing needs editing. No one is qualified to edit their own writing. Typos, misspellings, homophone confusion, and poor punctuation pull the reader out of the story. Writing should be invisible. The reader should never notice the writing, only the story. If someone thinks a section or a sentence is confusing, there will be other people who think so. Don’t fall in love with a sentence or a scene, if it needs to be revised or cut to make the story better, then bite the bullet. Unless…

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