Wednesday, May 11, 2005


General Advice: Clues For New Writers Of Crime Fiction

The first time you put on a pair of ice skates, were you eligible for the Olympic figure skating team? No? Well, chances are, your first attempt at writing could use a little work before it sails out over the slippery surface of publishing.

A friend of mine says, "Writers are the only artists who expect their first paintings to hang in the Louvre."

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Rule #5 is "Turn off the television. For eight months.
Spend more time writing. You never waste time by writing—you only waste
time by not writing

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