The Wild Child of British Literature is Generous with Writing Advice

Writing describes a range of activities, like farming.  Plowing virgin fields – writing new scenes – demands freshness, but there’s also polishing to be done, fact-checking, character-autobiography writing, realigning the text after you’ve made a late decision that affects earlier passages – that kind of work can be done in the fifth, sixth, and seventh…

Recommended Reading: David Mitchell

“Love’s pure free joy when it works, but when it goes bad you pay for the good hours at loan-shark prices.” – Holly Sykes in David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks Although he’s one of my favorite writers, I’ve never written about any of David Mitchell’s books (although I have hand-sold them to customers a time or…