Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. I laughed out loud
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. I enjoy re-reading Cat's Cradle and Fahrenheit 451
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Write something that resonates with you on some level, because if it doesn't resonate with you, then it's not going to resonate with anyone else.
Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?
A. Mission San Jose High in Fremont, CA and the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA
June 26, 2014Writing advice is everywhere you look these days, from blogs to YouTube to 140 characters on Twitter. And a lot of it deals with story structure and plot elements and how to create memorable characters. But that’s not what this post is about.
Rather than focus on plot or character or style, these 16 Dos and Don’ts focus more on the practice of writing, how to develop good habits, and how to help shut out some of the inevitable distractions. Because trust me, there are always distractions…
DO write every day. Ideally at the same time. Preferably without distraction. Half an... see more