Category: Ten rules for writing fiction

Floating

Louise Glück on creativity Claire Luchette: What are the seeds of your work? Do your poems grow from a feeling you want to convey, or a question you want to ask? Louise Glück: No. I never have the slightest thing in mind. In fact, I am suspicious of my existing ideas, my conscious thoughts and…

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Faulkner says:

In writing, you must kill all your darlings I’m as confused as can be, my writing is not an easy companion – ! Mark Twain: A successful book is not made of what is in it, but what is left out of it …  

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Ten rules for writing fiction

I will be spending part of my Easter-holiday traveling by planes & trains. And for these occasions I have downloaded a few audiobooks. I’m especially looking forward to AL Kennedy’s The Blue Book As I have never read any of her work before, I can yet not tell you anything noteworthy of her way of…

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Ten rules for writing fiction

… I love to read, but what I really need just now, in the middle of life, is to become a better writer… A visit to 101 Books made me aware of this great list of RULES for writing fiction. Heres Anne Enright’s contribution: 1 The first 12 years are the worst. 2 The way to write a…

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