Here are a few…
[found on writetodone.com; by Mary Jaksch]
- “Be open, curious, present, and engaged.
- Accept all forms of criticism and learn to grow from it.
- Live with passion.
- Say to everyone: “I’m a writer.”
- Recognize your fear and overcome it.
- Rethink what is ‘normal’.
- Check if your assumptions are right.
- Accept no excuses.
- Break out of your comfort zone.
- Approach writing with gratitude, not just with a ‘must do this’ attitude.
- Take risks – don’t be afraid to shock. You are not who you think you are.
- Always think of your readers.
- Learn to LOVE writing and reading.
- Write like you’re on your first date.
- Simply let things be what they are.
- Expose yourself to as many new experiences in a short amount of time as possible.
- Love your tools. As St. Bumpersticker says, “My fountain pen can write better than your honor student!”
- Embrace your shadow. Discover what traits and characteristics you don’t want to express.
- Write to agitate the mind and the nerves.”
To read the rest of these 201 great writing tips, click HERE.