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I quite agree with this writer that footnotes in novels interrupt the flow of the writing and are annoying and confusing to a reader.
- “I also feel like it’s just a lazy way of writing. Why can’t you implement that information into the main text? It’s like a movie that asks you to pause every 10 minutes to watch a youtube video or something.”
- “It’s a bit of a peeve to me too. I’d rather see it woven into the narrative.”
- “When I read a book with footnotes, it feels like it breaks my reading flow.”
- “I bloody hate them, totally throw me out of the rhythm. Sometimes I just avoid them if they’re in the book.”