Writing advice from some pretty good writers
Everyone should be writing. Writing something. It doesn’t have to be brilliant, or even good, or meaningful to anyone but you. Shy? Having trouble getting started? Here are some good words of wisdom, courtesy of some pretty awesome writers and BrainPickings.org;
H. P. Lovecraft’s advice to aspiring writers
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s letter to his daughter
Zadie Smith’s 10 rules of writing
Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 keys to the power of the written word
David Ogilvy’s 10 no-bullshit tips
Henry Miller’s 11 commandments
Jack Kerouac’s 30 beliefs and techniques
John Steinbeck’s 6 pointers
Neil Gaiman’s 8 rules
Margaret Atwood’s 10 practical tips
Susan Sontag’s synthesized learnings
Now start writing for fuck’s sake.
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