4 Reasons Over-Explaining Will Kill Your Novel – by Janice Hardy…

on Fiction University:

Don’t let the urge to explain ruin your novel.

Writers have trust issues sometimes. We worry whether or not our readers will get what we’re trying to do. Will they spot that oh-so-subtle hint in chapter three? Will they get the subtext between the romantic leads in scene five? Is the protagonist’s backstory clear or should we throw in a flashback that explains it?

We worry so much readers might miss something, we end up shoving the story right down their throats.

And that’s bad.

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