Self-Inserts:The Good, Bad, & Ugly.

Self-insert is a new term for me, but the concept is wildly rampant among new writers, especially in first novels which I am currently finishing.

So am I guilty of using the self-insert? Absolutely! I think we all are to some extent every time we write. To some point it’s inevitable, but we can work our way towards improving this inevitability. The video below describes the good and bad of using the self-insert.

Self-Inserts

About G.Edward Smith

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1 Response to Self-Inserts:The Good, Bad, & Ugly.

  1. Gadget Girl 71 says:

    I’m guilty of doing the same thing. The video link you added was very useful, and has made me think a bit more about my characters.

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