Monday, February 22, 2010

Ten Rules for Writing Fiction

Ten rules for writing fiction

Get an accountant, abstain from sex and similes, cut, rewrite, then cut and rewrite again – if all else fails, pray. Inspired by Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing, we asked authors for their personal dos and don'ts 

"Remember that all description is an opinion about the world. Find a place to stand."  Anne Enright 

"It is only by writing, not dreaming about it, that we develop our own style."  PD James