In a bid to improve my writing, I soak up tons of blog posts and articles online hoping that they contain tiny little nuggets of advice that will prove useful for me. Let’s be frank – not just prove useful, I hope they’ll transform my writing and turn me into a Booker-winning author. Perhaps that’s just a teeny bit too ambitious, but a girl can dream, right?
Check the resources below and let me know your favourites!
The tips in Roddy Doyles Rules for Writers make sound sense:
1 Do not place a photograph of your favourite author on your desk, especially if the author is one of the famous ones who committed suicide.
9 Do not search amazon.co.uk for the book you haven’t written yet.
I like this one the best for the utter simplicity of the rules:
Do you have any tips or rules that you always follow? Which is your favourite set of rules? And who’s the writer whose tips have helped you the most?