How writers can improve their novels by self-checking the ‘density of significance’

February 17th, 2012 by Zirk van den Berg § 0 comments § permalink

Writers, especially those early in their writing career, can improve their books with a straightforward self-check. The best books tend to have a high density of significance. By this rather fancy sounding term I mean the numerical ratio of sentences to significant realisations. Let me explain.

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