inkcanada

curated by screenwriter Karen Walton

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On this day:

paperispoetry:

“The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.”

Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck.

Feb 28
paperispoetry:


“The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.”
Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck.

thepenguinpress:

  • Lower your standards.
  • Get something down.
  • Swallow the bile that rises in your throat when you write a first draft.
  • Print out early.
  • Read aloud.
  • Apply very critical standards.

From Chip Scanlan at Nieman Reports (via @RobinSloan)

Feb 28
paperispoetry:


“The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.”
Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck.
paperispoetry:


“The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.”
Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck.

paperispoetry:

“The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.”

Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck.

Steps for Managing Your Stories

thepenguinpress:

  • Lower your standards.
  • Get something down.
  • Swallow the bile that rises in your throat when you write a first draft.
  • Print out early.
  • Read aloud.
  • Apply very critical standards.

From Chip Scanlan at Nieman Reports (via @RobinSloan)