Novel Boot Camp #7: The Quest for Originality

14767198802_111238d48d_oNobody wants their writing to be cliché. Nobody wants to seem as if they’re relying on tropes. And certainly nobody wants to be seen as a copycat.

Pretty much every writer wants their novel to be stunningly original.

But we also know that it is impossible to be entirely original. To write an entirely original novel would result in something that actually looks nothing like a novel at all. Continue reading