Ronnie Dauber..author & freelance writer
One of the most relaxing and entertaining things we can do to unwind is to curl up on the couch with a comfy blanket and steaming mug of coffee as we dive into our favorite book. It’s what many of us wait for; that little bit of quiet time where we can live in that other world and forget the stresses around us. And yet, nothing can destroy the mood faster than a book that has words in it that trip us up and take us away from our story.
Many new aspiring authors, in their need to prove to the world that they can write fiction stories better than anyone else, will inadvertently show off their lack of writing skills by using long and unusual words. As readers, we have to stop our flow with the story to focus on these words, one syllable at a time, while our mind goes…
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