How to Get Good At Writing: A Quick Guide


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog with a quick guide on how to get good at writing

Novelty Revisions

1. Write a lot, all the time, even when you don’t think it’s good. Early on, it probably won’t be.

2. When you aren’t writing, read.

3. When you aren’t reading, consume story-driven content in another way, like playing a video game.

4. Take a class, join a critique group, or share your work for feedback with people you know.

5. Submit your work anywhere you can, even if there’s a chance you’ll get rejected.

6. Whenever possible, follow up rejections with “how can I do better next time” queries.

7. Go to conferences or workshops, or join online or in-person writing “support” groups.

8. Try starting a blog. Even if it doesn’t take off, it’s good practice. It’s OK to blog just for yourself.

9. Write what you know … and then make an effort to learn more so you can write more.

10. Don’t be too hard on…

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