Thursday, March 18, 2010
ere's an excerpt from WRITING THE BREAKOUT NOVEL by Donald Maass, p. 14,
Over the years I have also noticed THAT first novels tend to feel small.
There is a superfluous 'that' in the sentence and you don't need THAT.
See for yourself.
Over the years I have also noticed first novels tend to feel small.
If you find it awkward without THAT, give it time. You'll come around.
Posted 2010/03/18 at 18h26ET in Don't Need THAT.