Top Tip Of The Week

My name is?

It’s so easy to fall into the trap of changing a character’s name half way through a story. For example, your story might start off being about a boy called Joshua only for him to morph into a character called Jason towards the end of the story. This shows that you’ve been careless and this could put an editor or competition judge off your story.

So take great care in checking for simple mistakes like this before you send your story off.

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4 Responses to Top Tip Of The Week

  1. Of course, if this particular problem DOES happen to you, I’d say that your writer’s subconscious brain is telling you that character’s REAL name–the one true name that it became, not the initial and then vestigial, given-name.

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