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Writing is …

Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. U can see only as far as ur headlights, but u can make the whole trip that way.E L DOCTOROW — Jon Winokur (@AdviceToWriters)...

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What makes a real writer?

The real writer will write. He has something inside of him that must come out. Kurt Vonnegut #amwriting pic.twitter.com/lOah1vDHsU — TheUnNovelist (@TheUnNovelist) 1 March 2017 George Saunders takes things a little further explaining the...

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Writing advice – achieving perfection

Every sentence must do one of two things: reveal character or advance the action.KURT VONNEGUT#amwriting #fiction pic.twitter.com/SLuXtqo7ix — Jon Winokur (@AdviceToWriters) 16 January 2017 I’ve found the best way 2 revise your own work...

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More reading and writing

Sundari Vankatraman on the importance of reading Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Ray Bradbury #amwriting #writing — TheUnNovelist (@TheUnNovelist) 1 March 2017 Writing feels different every...

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Description – stretch yourself

“Remember that all description is an opinion about the world…”https://t.co/lkPltHXUkq#amwriting #writing #writingadvice — Jon Winokur (@AdviceToWriters) 10 February 2017 Open up. Don’t write from a platonic mindset. Get intimate with your work. #amwriting pic.twitter.com/xAPrslQ48S...

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Writing Inspiration

It’s as though something is in the air – while I was looking at the one, so the other came through. Is inspiration contagious? I know how Kathleen Bates would respond to this experience....

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Criticism/rejection – to react or not

Criticism – Copping It Sweet! The one undeniable fact about writing and publish https://t.co/3e6L9edjpv #amwriting pic.twitter.com/hO5BlkzDPT — Derek Haines (@Derek_Haines) 10 February 2017 Not everyone is going to like your story. Do not take...

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The power of fiction

Can fiction save our souls? A credo https://t.co/tqQgLc25LY — Sue Hampton (@SueAuthor) 16 January 2017 A short while after posting the blog above, Sue Hampton posted this one identifying the novels which novels influenced...

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Persistence pays off

Becoming an author and writing takes time. It’s not an over night thing. Editing, writing and all the author things take time. #amwriting pic.twitter.com/PlQ13sz0E6 — Writing & Editing (@WrtrStat) 1 March 2017 Talent is...

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Displacement Therapy aka Procrastination

Displacement Therapy is one of my favourite pastimes. You might know it better as procrastination but that sounds such a negative word. Writers and students both suffer from this affliction as explained by BlondeWriteMore....