Shortcuts to Writing Like A Pro
You can avoid new writer traps that mark you as a beginner. Professional writing is geared toward readers. Anything that draws the reader out of the story and calls attention to your writing is not worth it.
Writing craft takes practice. The benefit for you is that your story is appreciated. The more you write your craft will improve.
Here are 5 writing mistakes that will keep you out of the agent or editor slush pile and garner more readers. Learn to recognize this mistakes to improve your writing craft.
5 Common Novice Writing Mistakes
Learn to recognize and fix these newbie writing mistakes to move your writing to a professional level. As your awareness builds, you’ll be able to avoid them at the first draft level.
Art Comes from Craft
Keep practicing your craft. You’ll be way ahead of the novice writers who ignore writing craft and think their story idea is all it takes. Readers prefer a well-told story. Your attention to craft creates a difference. It separates you from the many, many writers who are too impatient to learn.
Your storytelling will improve. Readers will enjoy reading your stories. Craft makes a story a good read.
Zara Altair writes mysteries set in ancient Italy. Her course for beginning writers Write A Killer Mystery is coming soon. Get on the notification list.
Zara Altair, Author
The puzzle of politics, the mystery of murder in ancient Italy. After Rome, before the Middle Ages, Italy belonged to the Ostrogoths.