whenever you sit down to write, make sure there’s something to write with in front of you. the number of times i’ve sat down and found my computer had skittered away halfway across the room, or my pens had been taken by someone in my family… what could i do then? nothing. that’s what
readers are tired of characters having the same, boring bodily functions as they do, so invent new ones. have your characters lament the common embarrassment of streamers shooting out of their elbows in public unexpextedly, or having to remove and wash their fingers in the dishwasher daily
avoid using existing names in your novel. people with that name may sue you for defamation, so if you must, use uncommon names or made up spellings to lower your chances. can you imagine being sued by over a thousand people called Hannah? it’s horrible
My name is Hannah and I approve of this message.