I just got back from my monthly London Writers Society meeting, and there were a lot of interesting thoughts and opinions floating around tonight, so I thought I’d share some of them. Now, I don’t necessarily agree with some of these — in fact, several of them I think are totally wrong — but I figured I’d share the full spectrum, and then you guys can take or leave whatever you want!
In no particular order … wisdoms from my writers society meeting:
- Great writers should aim to write 1,000 words a day
- Great writers should treat writing like a full time job, and work at least seven hours a day, six days a week
- It’s more effective to write for a set period of time than write toward a specific word count goal
- Great writers should “blueprint” their books before they ever set fingers to keyboard
- Great writers should…
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