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No.711

Do any lainons write do not worry, I know some of you do? How about some tips or just some intro on how to get started, as I am interested in writing myself. I am sure I could just jump off immediately and write what is on my mind, but it might not be great or worth my time. Anyway, I need to get started somewhere so I propose this: writing about someone you saw today, like giving then some random backstory and an interesting future.

  No.729

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Write every day. It's about quantity, not quality. Keep a journal and write. Write about everything. Get a couple stories out and keep writing. At somepoint there will be an idea for a novel. You wont finish that one, you'll get half way then start day-drinking.

Thats as far as I've gotten so I can't help past that point.

Try to listen to as many stories as possible. My best work is not stories I've invented but stories I've been told, or were a part of. People can smell fiction from miles away. Stay true to yourself.

Pic related.

  No.732

>>729
You'll want to find an "editor", someone to tell you whats soykaf and whats not. They CANNOT be another writer. Writers don't get along if they talk about writing.

  No.748

File: 1492407146866-0.png (508.85 KB, 232x300, 50-writing-tools.pdf)

File: 1492407146866-1.png (1.99 MB, 191x300, Ben Bova - The Craft of Writing Sci-Fi.pdf)

File: 1492407146866-2.png (395.85 KB, 232x300, Catching the Big Fish Meditation, Consc - David Lynch - 1.pdf)


  No.749

File: 1492407431407-0.png (168.68 KB, 232x300, EBOOK H.P.LOVECRAFT -SUPERNATURAL HORROR IN LITERATURE.pdf)

File: 1492407431407-1.png (2.26 MB, 232x300, Harlan Ellison - Harlan Ellison's Watching - 1.pdf)

File: 1492407431407-2.png (107.53 KB, 212x300, Kerouac_SPONTANEOUS_PROSE.pdf)


  No.750

File: 1492407665776-0.png (719.72 KB, 196x300, King, Stephen - On Writing, A Memoir of the Craft (2000) PDF ^[Belliver].pdf)

File: 1492407665776-1.png (105.34 KB, 232x300, Lovecraft, H.P - Notes on writing weird fiction.pdf)

File: 1492407665776-2.png (123.81 KB, 232x300, Robert Louis Stevenson - The art of writing.pdf)


  No.751

File: 1492409078436-0.png (486.14 KB, 202x300, zen_in_the_art_of_writing.pdf)

File: 1492409078436-1.png (41.9 MB, 200x200, [Stan_Lee,_Steve_Ditko,_Gil_Kane,_Jack_Kirby,_Alex(BookZZ.org).epub)

File: 1492409078436-2.png (7.38 MB, 198x300, The Hero with a Thousand Faces.pdf)


  No.754

>>711
Sup Dopie OP.
The advice given here contains a good suggestion.
It is good to write quantity not quality.

How about we do a >post anything you've written (if you consider it "writing") itt?

  No.757

>>754
I'll post something I write itt tomorrow. I just need to write it.
(I'll go for fiction, I tend to get technical on non-fiction)

  No.799

Moved to >>>/lit/69.