Reading Your Work Out Loud

“It can be time consuming, but reading your work out loud does give you a different perspective on it.”

Janice Hardy lists the benefits of the practice.

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Writing vs. Science

“Experts tend to fill their novels with esoteric information that gets in the way of the story, so choose your atmospheric/tech descriptions wisely…Because what the vast majority of people want is good stories. They couldn’t care less about the science. Readers want realistic characters, not realistic science.”

— author Gordon Long on “Why Scientists Shouldn’t Write Science Fiction”