Ladey Adey Show
5 Tips every Author needs to know about the Craft of Writing
What do you need to know about the Craft of Writing?
- Go back to being a Beginner
- There are no Shortcuts!
Which Authors do you most admire?
Roald Dahl, JK Rowing, CS Lewis, David Walliams, Stephen King, Nora Roberts, Charles Dickens, Dan Brown, Arthur C Clarke, Max Lucado
They are great for inspiration
When you read them you are experiencing the finished completed books. Your favourite authors has spent hour upon hour honing their craft.
- You have not seen their first draft
- They are not you.
You have to do the work – that is the learning work. You have to practice and hone your writing. Accept being the beginner who does not know the shortcuts – yet.
Five Top Tips to learning the Craft of Writing are:-
- Be Patient
- Just Do it!
- Back Yourself
- Keep Open to Learning & Improving
- Be Unique