Want to Write a Book? 10 Simple Tips

  1. Write the book.
  2. Don’t stop until you get to THE END.
  3. Join a writing group. (I belong to the SCBWI.)
  4. Read books in the genre you want to write.
  5. Learn about plot.
  6. Revise. This will require more sitting down and writing.
  7. If you get stuck, open a book you love and start reading. The way to get unstuck will appear.
  8. Revise some more.
  9. If you get stuck again, imagine what kind of music your character loves, and start a new Pandora station.
  10. If you want to be a great writer, never stop repeating steps one and two.

(Psst, guess what? ARROWS is available for pre-order!)

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