Writing Tip #1 – No Wrong Answers

I love writing. I love teaching. I love teaching writing. I love listening to writers talk about their manuscripts. I love problem solving with writers. I love the delicacy and boldness of writing. These tips are things I’ve learned over the years that have held me in good stead and kept me going through the hard dry times. I hope they help you.

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“One of the things I love to tell students is: Writing = No Wrong Answers. Writing is your chance to see your imagination come to life. It is your invention on the page. And there are no wrong answers when it comes to putting your imagination on the page. Set the timer for five minutes. Give yourself a prompt like “Once Upon a time….” See what happens.

What about grammar and spelling and punctuation, you wonder? That’s editing.”