Here are five key writing tips for book authors from Blake Bailey, author of Farther & Wilder: The Lost Weekends and Literary Dreams of Charles Jackson.
- Write about things that really interest you. Pick a subject that bores you and you’ll write a boring book.
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- Be quiet and listen. Let the person talk.
- Action is character. Let us see and hear how your characters behave.
- Be prepared. Do your research. Find your structure. Then write.
- If possible, be funny.