As I typed my way through the first chapter of my SNI, (got in close to 3000 words today!), I realized one of my writing flaws…compound words. For some reason my brain doesn’t want to connect them.
One of the main ones is…without…see, even when I typed it just now I initially typed with out.
For this particular novel, my main compound blunders were:
Now, as my brain wouldn’t let me make those words compound words, I kept trying to make duffle bag one word! WTH? My brain is on some serious malfunction. At least I know…admitting you have a problem is the first step.