S32E9 – Misunderstandings Between the Reader and the Story

Misunderstandings happen. Sometimes it’s the reader skimming too fast and missing a detail. Sometimes it’s the author who named two characters too similarly. There’s not much you can do about the first problem, but you can take steps to minimize the opportunity for misunderstandings.

In this episode, Ley and Leigh discuss some of the most common times for a reader to get confused in a story and what you can do to mitigate the problem.

First aired May 30, 2022.

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I'm an editor and cover designer for AspenHouse Publishing. I am also a host for AspenHouse's poscast, Writing Roots.

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