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Colson Whitehead's Rules for Writing

July 29, 2012

Tags: rules for writing, show and tell

"Most people say, 'Show, don’t tell,' but I stand by Show and Tell, because when writers put their work out into the world, they’re like kids bringing their broken unicorns and chewed-up teddy bears into class in the sad hope that someone else will love them as much as they do," writes Colson Whitehead in "How to Write" (more…)

Rules for Writing Fiction (Guardian)

February 22, 2010

Tags: rules for writing

“You most likely need a thesaurus, a rudimentary grammar book, and a grip on reality," writes Margaret Atwood in the Guardian's wonderful potpourri, Ten Rules For Writing Fiction. "This latter means: there's no free lunch. Writing is work. It's (more…)