WHAT MAKES STRONG WRITING

In a recent interview with Natalie Portman and CBC’s Tom Power at the Toronto International Film Festival, Portman talked about the inspiration behind her critically-acclaimed performance in Vox Lux.

One of the reasons she so easily accepted the role was because the writing was so strong. Brady Cobert is both the director and writer of Vox Lux.

Brady Cobert

 Attribution: Georges Biard

That got me thinking.

What makes writing so strong?

EM Castellan, a writer of YA Historical Fantasy novels and winner of several Wattpad awards, provides pointers on what you need to make your writing stronger.

One of the most common reasons for agents and publishers to reject a manuscript is « weak writing ». Rather than listing here what makes your writing weak, I’d like to offer a few pointers to help you make your writing strong – or stronger.

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19 thoughts on “WHAT MAKES STRONG WRITING

      • LOL. Maybe I should just say that I hate to write.
        I’ve heard that Stephen King thinks every thing he writes is garbage and I’ve heard that a few other famous writers hate to write and think everything they write is rubbish too.
        Tortured souls…I imagine.

  1. I was a huge fan of The Hunger Games and agree with all the points in this superb post. Thank you so much for sharing, Carol! Wishing you a peaceful & joyful Christmas and all the best for the New Year! Hugs xx

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