Sacha Black with more writing tips.. How to give your readers a book hangover…..serve with a margherita…or……write your socks off.
Writing a book is a form of torture, I swear. Between the paralysing self-doubt, the voices constantly screaming in your head and the genuine addiction to playing God late into the night, it is without doubt, a form of torture.
But despite all that, when you see the results or hear of a reader sobbing at 3am because you killed bunnikins the third and all his fluffy bunnywabbit babies, it makes it all worth while.
We’ve all been there: unable to see the page for the hysterical tears, or laughing so hard you drop the book and lose your page. Or the ultimate – been given a book hangover by the latest series you binge read.
As authors, that’s exactly what we want to do our readers: hook em’, shake em, change em’, and set them free again.
The key to a hangover, is being able to change a reader, but…
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