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Writing is a team sport.

Writing is a team sport.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Telling a story is like playing a fiddle. No one want's to hear it when it'

Telling a story is like playing a fiddle. No one want's to hear it when it's done badly
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Meredith,' interposed Celia, 'makes one of his women, Emilia in England, sa

Meredith,' interposed Celia, 'makes one of his women, Emilia in England, say that poetry is like talking on tiptoe; like animals in cages, always going to one end and back again.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

You need a certain amount of nerve to be a writer.

You need a certain amount of nerve to be a writer.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

If you start to revise before you've reached the end, you're likely to begi

If you start to revise before you've reached the end, you're likely to begin dawdling with the revisions and putting off the difficult task of writing.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be l

However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned all at once.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I don’t know if you have had the same experience, but the snag I always com

I don’t know if you have had the same experience, but the snag I always come up against when I’m telling a story is this dashed difficult problem of where to begin it.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

During 30 years of earning my daily bread as a writer I have learned many l

During 30 years of earning my daily bread as a writer I have learned many lessons about our craft. The most significant of those lessons is that I still have many lessons to learn about out craft.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Find the problem, find the story.

Find the problem, find the story.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

No matter how entertaining, diverse, concise, or detailed, a writing craft

No matter how entertaining, diverse, concise, or detailed, a writing craft book is, it’s not going to work magic on you, it’s not going to suddenly make you a brilliant writer simply by reading it. You need to use what you read and learn in your own writi
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

You are not an "author," you are a writer. If your books are still selling

You are not an "author," you are a writer. If your books are still selling like hotcakes ten years after your demise, THEN you're an author.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

This whole show vs tell concept both bewilders and challenges my mind.

This whole show vs tell concept both bewilders and challenges my mind.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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