Ten rules for writing fiction 1

I’ve read this before but only now does it make sense. Apparently the first 12 years are the worse. Discipline trumps inspiration and interesting verbs are seldom very¬†interesting.

As for editing: Cut until you can cut no more. What is left often springs into life.

Source: Ten rules for writing fiction | Books | The Guardian

About Hannah

Author of literary historical fiction set in the First World War. Revising my first book, writing the next, seeking representation. Mountaineer, gardener, traveller, off-road runner. Africa, modern history, coffee, roses, films, book and unrealistic romance. NHS midwife in a former life.
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