Doing the rounds at the moment is this article outlining 20 woeful lines from the pen of Da Vinci Code writer Dan Brown. It’s worth a read, not to knock Brown, but to learn from his mistakes.
I’m going back through my current manuscript, removing all extraneous mentions of Mickey Mouse watches.
And taking heart that you can bollox things up and still make a mint.
You didn’t read my review of The Lost Symbol over at Cool Shite On The Web, did you?
Now that I’ve finished rolling on the floor laughing, here’s the link for the others who might’ve missed it: http://www.coolshite.net/review/2009/11/02/lost-symbol-review/