Peggy Bechko: Writing a Novel? Tips on What Not To Do

by Peggy Bechko

Is this the real Peggy Bechko writing?
Is this the real Peggy Bechko, hard at work writing?

No long intro here, I’m going right for the meat of it. You’re writing a novel, you’re in love with your words. Well, look again and see what you need to change:

One:

Do you have your characters living in a happy fantasy land sort of like the fairy tale creatures out of Disney? Is everybody just getting along hunky-dorey and skipping hand-in-hand down the garden path? read article