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Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 rules for writing a short story

In his book Bagombo Snuff Box, the famous post-war American novelist Kurt Vonnegut listed these eight rules for writing short fiction. Check them out here!

10 Things New Writers Need to Know

10 Rules for Young WritersThere's only so long you can coast on that first burst of writerly inspiration. Then, if you're serious about writing, reality sets in — and the work begins. For the novices, Michael Nye of The Missouri Review put together a list of things young writers should know from the start. For folks who've been writing a while, it never hurts to be reminded of these rules — as they can just as easily apply to experienced writers. Check out the full article here, or see my summary below.

10 things emerging writers should be aware of early in their career

1. Talent is overrated. Hard work and dedication are the keys to success. 2. Don't be in a rush to publish. Anyone can write. Take your time and get it right!

5 Secrets of Successful Authors: A Guide for Self-Publishing, Pt. 1

BookBaby has just made available (for FREE!) the first in an ongoing series of PDF guides that give you the inside secrets from indie authors who have made it big! In part 1, learn about how...

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