Marji Laine

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Readers’ Rejectables: Repetitive Writing

A pile of discarded books exemplifies my series on Reader's Rejectables.I’ve been going through a few things that get on my nerves as a reader. What started as a simple list of things I disliked in a novel I was reading, turned into a series of articles addressing reasons why a reader will lay aside a book.

I confess, I planned to start this article with a drawn-out paragraph that kept defining the notion of repetitive writing. But it bored me to just think about it. I couldn’t do that to you. You know what I mean, and if you don’t, you’re going to see three different types of repetition. Continue reading