The Worst Writing Advice Ever…And How to Revise It! – by Brian Andrews…

on Career Authors:

Ask any successful author and they’ll tell you they’ve received plenty of advice over the course of their careers—some good, some okay, and some terrible. If you search the internet for “writing advice” or better yet, “writing tips” you’ll find hundreds of articles spouting what to do and what not to do. Quotes from Stephen King, Elmore Leonard, Earnest Hemingway, and other great authors ring like church bells from on high…but sometimes, an aspiring writer’s inexperience can lead to the misunderstanding or misapplication of these sage words and to the detriment of their work.

In today’s post, we’ll discuss the Worst Writing Advice Ever given and how to revise these memorable tips to make them work for you:

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4 thoughts on “The Worst Writing Advice Ever…And How to Revise It! – by Brian Andrews…

  1. ‘Write what you know’ revised to ‘Write what you love’ – not sure about that. We can write emotionally about things we hate. And if we don’t ‘know’ about something that is an essential element of the story then find out. You would not believe the list of things I knew nothing about but had to swot up on to include in my fiction.
    But an excellent article – especially about not taking advice from so called experts who aren’t.

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