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13 Tips for Writing More Confidently – Starting With Stephen King

These tips for writing more confidently will help you get published. We start with Stephen King’s tips on writing, and move into a round up of advice from a variety of freelance writers and bloggers.

Because one of these successful writers mentioned On Writing, here’s a quip from the Stephen King, the King of Horror:

“You can approach the act of writing with nervousness, excitement, hopefulness, or even despair – the sense that you can never completely put on the page what’s in your mind and heart,” writes Stephen King in On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft. “You can come to the act with your fists clenched and your eyes narrowed, ready to kick ass and take down names. You can come to it because you want a girl to marry you or because you want to change the world. Come to it any way but lightly. Let me say it again: you must not come lightly to the blank page.”

Fellow scribes, you shouldn’t approach your blank screen or page lightly – but you can approach it confidently! Read More »13 Tips for Writing More Confidently – Starting With Stephen King