Five Common Mistakes New Writers Make (And How to Avoid Them)

Five Common Mistakes New Writers Make (And How to Avoid Them)

No one is perfect. Whether you've been writing for years, or are just dipping your toes into the writing field, mistakes are bound to happen. However, I've found that with anything, I would rather a person tell me not only what to do, but also what not to do; Preferably, before I've spent the year writing a 100,000-word novel and am on my fifth round of edits.

Quick disclaimer: DO NOT get discouraged if you read the following list and realize you're making one or more of the following mistakes. I constantly need to remind myself not to fall into some of these same traps. The purpose of this post is to point the mistake out to you so you realize you're making it, can correct it, and hopefully avoid making the same mistake again in the future.

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