Five Habits to Writing Success
- You don’t find your calling, your calling finds you
- The ending is its own entity
- The sexiest sex isn’t on the page
- Just keep writing
- The wisdom of the poets.
“I love reading poetry even though I wouldn’t think of writing it. A great poet can say in two lines what it takes me a whole novel to express. If I’ve learned from any kind of writing, it’s poetry – and the lesson is concision. What can you leave out and the reader will still get the message?”
From ‘Five habits that led to Ian Rankin’s success as a fiction crime writer‘ – Globe and Mail’s HABITS OF HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE