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7 things that will doom your novel (& How to avoid them!)

This Reblog is an extremely informative, (and humorous) post from The Writer’s Dig. Guest post by James Scott Bell.

If you have any motivation at all to write a novel, or short story, or anything intended for publication, whether self-publishing or traditional publishing, then, please check out this list.

The 7 things that will doom your novel:

  1. Waiting for inspiration
  2. Looking over your shoulder
  3. Ignoring the craft
  4. Keeping a chip on your shoulder
  5. Writing for the market only
  6. Taking as many short cuts as possible
  7. Quitting

Visit The Writer’s Dig for the full post on how to avoid these disastrous habits.