Lauren Elkin at the Guardian has delivered a wonderful article on JM Coetzee’s advice to writers.
- Know why you are writing
- Sometimes writers are unaware of the real reasons they write
- Don’t start a new novel until the old one is finished
- Write concisely
- Look for the richest narrative situation
- Don’t worry about plausibility
- Don’t be sentimental
This is a terrific piece and well worth reading.
Read the full article HERE