Sunday, April 20, 2014

Advice from Stephen King

Author Stephen King is well known for his advice about hooking the reader with the opening line of a story. It’s one of the best pieces of wisdom out there. Readers are too busy nowadays to keep reading for long if the book doesn’t grip them right at the start.

In a recent interview he’s listed twenty pieces of advice for writers. Some of them are rather similar to each other, but they’re worth reading. Instructions such as write for yourself, keep reading, eliminate distractions and more are all worth absorbing.
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Helen Woodall

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