How to Be a Better Writer

“When you’re done with your initial draft, take a hard, dispassionate look at those first few paragraphs. See if you can toss them out.”

It’s almost impossible not to pick up at least one valuable tip in this thorough post for writers.

Gareth Branwyn breaks down how to be a better writer and shares advice on everything from how to cultivate a writer’s mindset, to what tools to use, to how to edit your work and work with publishers.

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