Review: The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes

The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes
The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes by Jack M. Bickham
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Some solid advice, but I found it was too heavily wrapped in fabricated anecdotes and a know-it-all writing style. I skimmed the majority of the last third, it was getting too hard to read. In my opinion, I found Donald Maass’s “Writing the Breakout Novel” far more readable, with better tips and examples.

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Colin Marks

Author: Colin Marks

#4 Amazon short story author. My work is also published by Smashwords. First YA novel due early 2012, to be followed by an adult thriller.