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As an editor, I’ve noticed several recurring bad habits you heathens would do well to disabuse yourselves of immediately.
Steve Silberman reading at the Booksmith in SF.
If there is one thing college kids neglect the most, besides basic diet and hygiene, it’s the homework assignment essay.
The challenge is to be oneself.
Hook Your Readers With Tension By Laura Backes, Write4Kids.com Tension. Without it, life would be—let's face it—boring.
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Previous iterations of the “25 Things” series:
My problem is that I start working on a project, finish chapter one, and decide I'm not happy with it.
When George Plimpton asked Ernest Hemingway what the best training for an aspiring writer would be in a 1954 interview , Hem replied, “Let’s say that he should go out and hang himself because he finds that writing well is impossibly difficult.
Famous Writers Who Were Rejected Before Making It Big
People wrote me: “Hey, as long as you’re reposting old crap, why don’t you repost your “Utterly Useless Writing Advice”?