The only 12 1/2 Writing Rules You’ll Ever Need

The only 12 1/2 Writing Rules You’ll Ever Need

1. If you write every day, you get better at writing every day.

2. If it’s boring to you, it’s boring to your reader.

3. Get a writing routine, and stick with it.

4. Poetry does NOT have to rhyme. Poetry does not NOT have to rhyme.

5. Resist stereotypes, in real life and in your writing.

6. Writers read. Writers read a lot. Writers read all the time.

7. Make lists of your favorite words and books and places and things.

8. There doesn’t have to be a moral to the story.

9. Always bring your notebook. Always bring a spare pen.

10. Go for walks. Dancee. Pull weeds. Do the dishes. Write about it.

11. Don’t settle on just one style. Try something new!

12. Learn to tell both sides of the story.

12 1/2. Stop reading this and go write something!

If you like what I am doing and want to support me, you can donate to me on my Patreon!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s