Writing Tips from Famous Authors

“The first draft of everything is shit.”– Ernest Hemingway

also, you should totally hang out with cats

“Always carry a notebook. And I mean always. The short-term memory only retains information for three minutes; unless it is committed to paper you can lose an idea for ever.” – Will Self

“Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”
– Mark Twain
“Don’t take anyone’s writing advice too seriously.”
– Lev Grossman
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