Thursday, January 04, 2018

Ten top writers’ tips on writing

Travis Elborough and Helen Gordon are the anthologizers behind Being a Writer: Advice, Musings, Essays and Experiences From the World's Greatest Authors. One of their ten favorite writers' tips, as shared at the Guardian:
Hilary Mantel – a little arrogance can be a great help

“The most helpful quality a writer can cultivate is self-confidence – arrogance, if you can manage it. You write to impose yourself on the world, and you have to believe in your own ability when the world shows no sign of agreeing with you.”
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue