Write as a good legacy for your children and grandchildren to read books that you’ll not be ashamed of one day.
This is my most viewed, commented on, and discussed post of all time. Figured I would post it again.
A few years ago, I picked up a Stephen King novel (I can’t even remember what it was titled) and tried to read it. It was the first time I had the desire to read one of his books. There were so many F-bombs in the first two chapters that I just could not continue. I put it down and haven’t picked up one of his books since that day. Writing fiction is about telling a story, bringing characters to life, and entertaining the masses with a great novel. I get that, I truly do. And I know what the world is like and how ordinary people talk.
I’ve just decided that I don’t need that kind of language in my own novels.
It is a personal choice, and I’m certainly…
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