8 kick-ass pieces of writing advice
Not a wasted word. This has been a main point to my literary thinking all my life.
HUNTER S. THOMPSON
Inspect your “hads” and see if you really need them.
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
The conscious mind is the editor, and the subconscious mind is the writer.
Don’t say it was “delightful”; make us say “delightful” when we’ve read the description.
I find that discussing an idea out loud is often the way to kill it stone dead.
The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.
Just do it.
(With thanks to @AdviceToWriters apart from No. 8)