Write Pack Radio

22 Lessons from Stephen King on How to Be a Great Writer-Part 1

Sept. 6, 2015

In this episode of Write Pack Radio, the Write Pack explores Stephen King’s lessons on writing. The link to the list that is being discussed: http://www.businessinsider.com/stephen-king-on-how-to-write-2014-7 In this part, we discuss the following: 1. Stop watching television. Instead, read as much as possible. 2. Prepare for more failure and criticism than you think you can deal with. 3. Don't waste time trying to please people. 4. Write primarily for yourself. 5. Tackle the things that are hardest to write. 6. When writing, disconnect from the rest of the world. 7. Don't be pretentious. 8. Avoid adverbs and long paragraphs. 9. Don't get overly caught up in grammar. 10. Master the art of description. 11. Don't give too much background information.   Find all of our episodes on iTunes and Blog Talk Radio. A new episode is available every Sunday.

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