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    Post Writing novles...

    Hello everyone,

    I have great ideas and topics to write about and express my self through-but however, what's holding me back is the fact that English isn't my mother tongue language.So,the question is:to be able to write novels do I have to be a native speaker in order for my readers to be satisfied with my level of English grammar?

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    Default Re: Writing novles...

    If you have a great story to tell, your editor will take care of that.

    Look at how much success Stephanie Meyer has had -- her writing sucks, but people want to read her stories. And she's a native speaker.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default not a teacher

    Joseph Conrad didn't learn English until he was an adult.

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    Wink Re: Writing novles...

    Thank you Barb_D and Vidorr for your uplifting words,they filled me with high spirits and optimism .

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