Setting: Anchoring the Reader #GuestBlog #WritingTips
Some great tips for budding writers here …
Pro-tip, don’t kiss people who are passed out.
We all like to think whoever picks up our book isn’t going to put it down. Our hope is they sit there in a vegetative state absorbing the words, until like a kiss from a prince/princess, the words, “The End,” release them from the spell.
Unfortunately, readers need food, water, bathroom breaks, and sleep. Sleep is the tricky one. If they grab a snack, take a tinkle, or get some water – they come right back to the book. But sleep, well sleep ruins everything.
I know if I’m reading before bed, I try my best to make it to the end of the chapter. Even if it’s not bedtime, I try to make it to the end of the chapter before I put the book down. The reason is somewhat obvious, I don’t want to start reading in the middle…
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