My sister’s 21st birthday is tomorrow! She is a talented writer of fiction and to celebrate the anniversary of her birth she wrote up 21 tips for writers. Go check them out! I think most of them can be more broadly applicable to life in general, so whether or not you’re a writer it should be interesting to you. Plus you get to see a picture of me as a child!
Okay, okay, maybe I didn’t start imagining things the day I was born. But I know I was engaging in stories here:
(That’s The Jolly Postman, a great book)
So, without further ado, here’s 21 shots of things I’ve learned (in no particular order):
- Relying on just one engine is not enough. You need story, character, and language to all be working to write effectively.
- Write because you love it. If you’re doing it for the grade or for the money, it’s going to wear you down.
- Find good writing friends. They’ll probably…
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