…Susan Toy outlines 10 Ways To Kill Your Writing… PART FIVE…

This is the final installment in my 5-part series that has been kindly hosted by Seumas Gallacher!

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…I’m delighted to run a five-days consecutive series of posts from my terrific pal, Author, Susan Toy, for every author to enjoy and prob’ly learn lots from… here’s PART FIVE :

10 Ways to Kill Your Writing

This 5-part article is from a talk I gave at the Calgary Public Library Writers’ Weekend Feb. 4, 2012.

Thanks to all of you for reading this series that is very kindly being hosted by the ONE, the ONLY, SEUMAS GALLACHER!

 Part 5 

  1. Stop reading

 And this is related to Way #3 – Copy others and don’t search for and develop your own voice.

Do not stop reading for fear you’ll copy others.

Continue reading and read widely and deeply, and well outside your genre or style, so that you may learn how to write well. Read bad writing as well as the award-winning books, so you may learn…

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