Part Two of advice from an accomplished author who used to work for a publisher. She knows what writers experience and she knows how to help us not shoot ourselves in our feet. Originally posted on seumasgallacher.com.
…I’m delighted to run a five-days consecutive series of posts from my terrific pal, Author, Susan Toy, for every author to enjoy and prob’ly learn lots from… here’s PART TWO :
10 Ways to Kill Your Writing
This 5-part article is from a talk I gave at the Calgary Public Library Writers’ Weekend Feb. 4, 2012.
Thanks to all of you for reading this series that is very kindly being hosted by the ONE, the ONLY, SEUMAS GALLACHER!
- Copy others and don’t search for and develop your own voice
When I first began writing creatively, I had already enjoyed a long career in bookselling and as a sales rep for publishers. During that time, I got to meet everyone – and I mean everyone!
Gail Bowen was one author I worked with who became a friend and I wanted to be just like her – writing mysteries…
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