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50 Pieces Of Writing Advice From Authors

Writers – well, good writers anyway – understand words. They have this uncanny knack of knowing which one to use and when – and just think, there are thousands upon thousands upon thousands of the blighters.

So, when a writer writes about writing, it’s worth taking note. Especially if you’re a budding man (or woman) of letters.

What follows are 50 priceless nuggets of wisdom, 50 slices of self-reflection, 50 explanations as to why writers write. Read, take heed, use and thank us when your novel sits proudly atop the best seller lists…

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