I really like the way this touched on a subject not often mentioned around the blogosphere, so I just had to reblog. Thank you Victoria Grefer for the original.
Confused yet? Let me explain.
There are times when a necessary aspect of fiction might frustrate or annoy a reader; when authors know that’s the case, a great strategy to approach the troublesome point is to make it obvious that you, the author, feel the same way the reader does.
Remember: this is for necessary aspects of your work that might be annoying or troublesome.
And that is the first point I want to make. Clearly, when some part of your novel or short story is cumbersome, or frustrating, and it is possible to cut it, you cut it. If you can tone it down in any way, throw some of the focus elsewhere, you…
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