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by bill - 2020-05-26 03:00:00 ( in culture, writing, advice) [php version] rebuild (1126)

[Updated: 2021-03-10 12:33:18]

People read fiction seeking clarity -- in the payoff at the end of the book -- so, one of the worst things a writer can do is to create confusion. People also read fiction for a taste of something better than their own reality. So, keep it clear and concise and, most importantly, interesting... without getting too implausible.

It doesn't have to be great, but it DOES have to be FINISHED. -- William Arthur Holmes

UPDATE: ...and then I saw where Lee Child had a better quote: "Don't get it right, get it written!"

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