3 Prose Edits You Should Know

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Last year I ran a blog series called the Journey of Prose. This was successful mostly because I don’t think a lot of bloggers focus on the writing craft itself. Why is that? Because it’s difficult and controversial. There’s no real right or wrong answer when it comes to good and bad prose, but there are some general guidelineswhich will determinewhere you stand.

When someone is reading your work, maybe just a beta reader or a friend, they might not be able to express what they don’t like about your story. That’s because they aren’t aware of the technical differences between books they love to read and yours. That difference 99% of the time is going to be prose.

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