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Interesting thoughts from people much smarter than I am…

#Follow your curiosity and passion. What fascinates you will probably fascinate others. But, even if it doesn’t, you will have devoted your life to what you love…”

Diane Ackerman
http://www.advicetowriters.com/interviews/2012/7/25/diane-ackerman.html

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Jon Winokur

✔@AdviceToWriters

You must once and for all give up being worried about successes and failures…”
–Anton Chekhov

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Keep A Diary

Keep a diary, but don’t just list all the things you did during the day. Pick one incident and write it up as a brief vignette. Give it color, include quotes and dialogue, shape it like a story with a beginning, middle and end—as if it were a short story or an episode in a novel. It’s great practice. Do this while figuring out what you want to write a book about. The book may even emerge from within this running diary.

–John Berendt

http://www.advicetowriters.com/home/2018/6/2/keep-a-diary.html

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Jordan Rosenfeld @Jordanrosenfeld

Don’t let yourself become bored with your writing or practice. Take #risks. #WritersGuide2Persistence #create

Twitter Gems–June 5

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Twitter Gems

  1.   Jordan Rosenfeld  @Jordanrosenfeld

The more you write, the less fraudulent you’ll feel. This is why I call it a writing practice. #WritersGuide2Persistence #writelife

  1.   Jon Winokur  @AdviceToWriters

First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a #book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.
ANNE RICE
#amwriting #fiction

  1. Jeff Goins  @JeffGoins

“A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.” —G.K. Chesterton #amwriting #writingquote