Goodreads asked Linda Delahunt:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Linda Delahunt Learn how to use WORD correctly, the blue lines are your friend. Use the auto-correct function to shorten words you use frequently, especially with character names.
If you want to write and don't have a story line just pick a name, put them in a scene and start writing, the ideas will come as you develop your characters, at least it does for me anyway.
Learn how to use dialogue tags correctly, study them up if you can.
And lastly, read some books and see how other authors write, there are plenty of free books on offer.

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