30 Indispensable Writing Tips From Famous Authors

Writing is easy: All you have to do is start writing, finish writing, and make sure it’s good. But here’s some vastly more useful wisdom and advice from people who seriously know what the hell they’re talking about.

1. Ernest Hemingway

2. Elmore Leonard

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3. Anton Chekhov

4. Toni Morrison

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5. George Orwell

6. E.L. Doctorow

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7. Henry Miller

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8. Elmore Leonard

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9. John Steinbeck

10. Stephen King

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11. Ralph Waldo Emerson

12. Neil Gaiman

13. Maya Angelou

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14. James Patterson

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15. Stephen King

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16. Mark Twain

17. Toni Morrison

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18. Edgar Allan Poe

19. John Steinbeck

20. Annie Dillard

21. Ray Bradbury

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22. Saul Bellow

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23. Erica Jong

24. Kurt Vonnegut

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25. T.S. Eliot

26. Ernest Hemingway

27. Gertrude Stein

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28. F. Scott Fitzgerald

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29. Neil Gaiman

30. G.K. Chesterton

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