How to Be a Successful Writer According to Best-Selling Authors

Take This Advice From the Masters of the Craft

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Stephen King

“What is writing? Telepathy, of course.”- Stephen King

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Write For Yourself First

Write Every Day

Let Go of Your Fear to Impress

Christopher Paolini

“Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.”- Christopher Paolini

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Read Everything You Can

Learn Everything You Can About the Language You’re Writing In

Outline Your Story Before You Begin to Write It

David Levithan

“Let yourself fail repeatedly and don’t put pressure to be perfect the first time, because it is never ever perfect the first time.”- David Levithan

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Don’t Be Afraid to Write a Bad Book

Write What You Feel Compelled to Write

Trust in Your Editor

Sophie Kinsella

“If my writing comes to a halt, I head to the shops: I find them very inspirational. And if I get into real trouble with my plot, I go out for a pizza with my husband.”- Sophie Kinsella

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Stay Motivated to Finish

Learn From Feedback

Keep a Notebook With You

Elizabeth Gilbert

“You’re a writer, through and through; it’s in your nature, it’s written on your heart. It doesn’t matter whatever else is going on in your life, it doesn’t matter how anyone receives your words.”- Elizabeth Gilbert

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Tell Your Story TO Someone

Don’t Worry If It’s Good- Just Finish It

Remember That Every Writer Starts in the Same Place on Day One

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