‘Ignore this’: Jonathan Franzen’s top 10 writing tips get gleefully trolled on Twitter

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Several authors hit back at the American novelist, questioning his logic and issuing their own mock advice

American novelist Jonathan Franzen has drawn the ire of fellow writers, who are mercilessly trolling him following an article in which he lists his 10 writing rules for aspiring novelists.

No stranger to controversy, Franzen often ends up in public spats after media tours for his new books. His most famous was in 2011, when he derided Oprah’s book club following her selection of his novel The Corrections – after which Oprah disinvited Franzen from appearing on her show.

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