Tips for being a writer

From time to time I get asked for writing advice; I’m sure every writer who’s been doing it professionally for more than a few years does.

Read and follow Heinlein’s Rules. Not as easy as they seem! Check out the book about them by Dean Wesley Smith and read his blog, too.

Also, read Hugh Howey’s blog and in particular this post “So You Want to be a Writer…

Stephen King’s book On Writing is another good resource of information and inspiration.

I think a lot of what these folks say is good advice, and I follow most of it.

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