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Getting Into Print – Jack London

Jack London offered some great advice back in 1903. They are words to work by for those wanting to get into writing, and direction for most others too. Don’t dash off a six-thousand-word story before breakfast. Don’t write too much.

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Write Every Day

Here is the goal for the year, and then hopefully forever. To sum it all up, if you want to write, if you want to create, you must be the most sublime fool that God ever turned out and sent

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I’m Workin’ Here!

The hardest thing about being a writer is convincing your wife that lying on the sofa is work. – JOHN HUGHES

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Storytelling Is First A Craft

I get annoyed when a self-indulgent writer just shows off what he knows but doesn’t really tell a story. To me storytelling is first a craft. Then if you’re lucky, it becomes an art form. But first, it’s got to

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C.S. Lewis’ Writing Advice

1. Always try to use the language so as to make quite clear what you mean and make sure your sentence couldn’t mean anything else. 2. Always prefer the plain direct word to the long, vague one. Don’t implementpromises, but keep them. 3.

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