Goodreads asked Inna Hardison:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Inna Hardison Tell a good story and tell it well. That's it. There are far too many 'rules' out there for young writers, too many guides on what not to do in any genre. Ultimately, if one writes because they have a knack for it and have a story, they know best how to tell it. They've lived the characters they've created. I'm not saying ignore proper grammar and punctuation or anything, but don't change your voice or your characters' voice based on what's popular now or based on what someone else tells you to do. Treat your fiction with the authenticity you would real people, real lives. There aren't rules for that:-)

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