Sometimes all my sentences sound stunted. Other times I wonder what is wrong with me that I can’t spell ‘unfortuentley’ right for once? Then I become Totally Convinced that my main character is as fake and unbelievable as Apple Pie Extra. Then I cry.
Thankfully none of that apparently matters—at least 46.4% of the time.
According to a recent Goodreads poll the most common reason readers abandon books (that is aside from coffee and bath mishaps) is because they are slow and or boring.
Okay yes, it’s probably not a good idea to aim for bad writing or shallow character development, but it’s kind of reassuring to know that so long as I make my plot SHIT hot, I’m good.
Bring on the sex and violence, baby.