5 responses to “Guest post: Five Qualities Every Good Writer Must Have by Benjamin Cohen

  1. Yvonne Hertzberger

    January 15, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    I especially like the point about knowing your audience. I had both a contemporary YA mystery author and a literary fiction author – both award winning, recognised and acclaimed – tell me I ought to use modern colloquial dialogue in my Old World Fantasy books instead of the more archaic patterns I use. My audience would not have liked that at all.

  2. Salvatore Buttaci

    January 16, 2013 at 1:40 am

    Benjamin Cohen, in my concurring opinion, has selected the five most important qualities “every good writer must have”! Bravo, Ben!

  3. morgenbailey

    January 16, 2013 at 7:48 am

    Thank you, Yvonne, Salvatore. Great to see you here, as always. I’ve forwarded your comments on to Benjamin.

  4. janderson2011

    January 16, 2013 at 8:36 am

    Thanks everyone! It was a pleasure to write this piece.

  5. patgarcia

    January 16, 2013 at 9:06 am

    I concur with everything you have written, especially the points about research and grammar. A well researched article with excellent grammar stands out, and even the people who don’t love your work will give you recognition for excellent writing.


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