The Most Honest “10 Rules For Writers” List

Ignore the other bullshit advice lists blowing hyperbolic sunshine up your Ivy League asses.

Rule #1 there at the bottom — keep that thought actively in your mind every day you write. If what you’re writing sucks, give it up, and start over. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Until you give up for good. or until your dead. Do that, and there’s a slight chance you’ll actually write something unique.

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RIP Elmore Leonard, a man who knew how to write no-bullshit writing.

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