My Top 5 Literary Pet Peeves | Here’s What I Absolutely Don’t Want To See In A Book

This article was first published May 9, 2016.

Perhaps it’s because I work with words, but when it comes to personal reading material, I’m beyond picky. I like fast-paced stories full of action and intrigue, and I don’t like the predictions I make while I’m reading to be right.

Of course, I’m often willing to give a book or screenplay a chance if others are ranting are raving—but there are some book-related pet peeves that I simply can’t get over. Here are five features of fiction that drive me totally bonkers:

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