She decided to build a fence around the entire backyard. Not a white picket one. Not even a wooden paneled one. This was more like a stone wall. Impossible to see over or break down or climb. No one knows why she did it. I don’t know if anyone had even asked.
After reading so many unsolicited manuscripts, there’s one thing I frequently come across that makes me sort of want to tear my hair out, and with this, this is some crucial advice that I would stress to writers who are looking to publish their work.